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Alina Saldanha inducted into Goa cabinet

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Goa Governor B V Wanchoo administered her oath of office at Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and others.

The by-election was necessitated by Matanhy Saldanha's death in March.

Alina won the by-election on a ticket after D'Sa (Congress) and Ramakant Borkar (independent) withdrew from the fray.

Parrikar said he would announce on Monday the portfolios to be given to Alina. "I will consult her before deciding," he said.

  

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Alina, wife of former Goa Tourism Minister Matanhy Saldanha, was today inducted into Goa cabinet, a fortnight after she was elected unopposed from Cortalim assembly constituency in a by-poll.

Goa Governor B V Wanchoo administered her oath of office at Raj Bhavan in the presence of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and others.

The by-election was necessitated by Matanhy Saldanha's death in March.

Alina won the by-election on a ticket after D'Sa (Congress) and Ramakant Borkar (independent) withdrew from the fray.

Parrikar said he would announce on Monday the portfolios to be given to Alina. "I will consult her before deciding," he said.

  
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