Prime Minister Modi congratulated New Goa CM Pramod Sawant who was the speaker of the Goa Assembly earlier. PM wished him and hoped that he would build as per the expectations on the previous work and help people of Goa to achieve their dreams. He wished that he would work with utmost dedication to do the same.
After the untimely demise of former CM Manohar Parikkar Pramod Sawant was administered the oath of office by Governor Mridual Sinha, along with his cabinet of 11 ministers in the early hours of Tuesday.
Vijai Sardesai of Goa Forward Party and Sudin Dhavalikar of Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party became the deputy chief minister of Goa.