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Union minister Shripad Naik said today, “Goa’s Chief Minister Dr Manohar Gopalkrishna Prabhu Parrikar, who is medically not fit and is going under treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi, is now expected to come back to Goa during Diwali festival in November.”
— Deccan Herald (@DeccanHerald) October 12, 2018
Manohar was suffering from some ailment and was in Delhi for his checkup and now its good news for the whole state as the head is coming back on the special occasion of Diwali. Mr Naik, as part of the Goa BJP core committee, met Manohar and revealed this news.
The minister said, “We took a review of the governance in Goa during the meeting BJP’s Goa unit president and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar was also present. They also discussed the issue of issue of allocation of additional portfolios to the cabinet ministers.”
As per the discussion, the Union minister of state for AYUSH said, “There was no news about the change of the Chief Minister and the man will still continue as the Minister of the respective state. Mr Parrikar is recovering and will soon continue his work.”
— Deepak Nagpal (@_deepaknagpal) October 11, 2018
Mr Tendulkar said the chief minister will hold a meeting with alliance partners Goa Forward Party (GFP), Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and three independents to discuss portfolio allocation.
“I have been invited for the meeting with the chief minister in Delhi on October 12. I don’t know who else is invited,” Mr Gawade told news agency PTI, and also said that he has not been informed about the agenda.
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— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 28, 2018
During the illness period, various questions have been asked by the opposition party regarding the stability of the Government. All 16 Congress legislatures in Goa assembly met the Governor Mridula Sinha on this 19th of September demanding for the floor test by Parrikar. On the same day, BJP president Amit Shah met party leaders in Goa to work out the plan. The BJP chief said, Mr Parrikar will remain the chief minister but a cabinet reshuffle is likely soon.
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