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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote LIVE: 16 MLAs oppose, 22 support

Get live updates on Manohar Parrikar's victory in Goa. Congress loses State to BJP

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar says Congress is 'frustrated' Congress is solely responsible of destroying the mandate given by the people of Goa: Vishwajit Rane But I don't blame Rahul Gandhi for this, he added. Reason for abstaining is to show my protest against the leadership of the Congress party: Vishwajit Rane Congress have betrayed the trust of people of Goa & I resign from the party: Vishwajit Rane I don't blam Rahul Gandhi for Congress' defeat. It's the fault of leaders here in Goa: Rane to Times Now

LIVE: The (BJP)-led government in Goa, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, emerged victorious in the crucial floor test on Thursday, as a special Assembly session had been convened for the purpose. Parrikar, who stepped down as defence minister, was sworn-in as the chief minister of the coastal state for the fourth time on Tuesday evening, along with nine ministers. 22 legislators supported Parrikar, two more than the halfway mark in the 40-member Assembly.

The had bagged 13 seats in the polls, while three MLAs each of the Forward Party and Maharashtravadi Gomantak Party, besides three independents and one Nationalist Party backed Manohar Parrikar. had won 17 seats. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court cleared the decks for the oath taking of Parrikar as Chief Minister by refusing Congress' plea to stay the ceremony and ordered holding of the floor test today. 

First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 12:07 IST
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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote LIVE: 16 MLAs oppose, 22 support

Get live updates on Manohar Parrikar's victory in Goa. Congress loses State to BJP

LIVE: The (BJP)-led government in Goa, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, emerged victorious in the crucial floor test on Thursday, as a special Assembly session had been convened for the purpose. Parrikar, who stepped down as defence minister, was sworn-in as the chief minister of the coastal state for the fourth time on Tuesday evening, along with nine ministers. 22 legislators supported Parrikar, two more than the halfway mark in the 40-member Assembly.

The had bagged 13 seats in the polls, while three MLAs each of the Forward Party and Maharashtravadi Gomantak Party, besides three independents and one Nationalist Party backed Manohar Parrikar. had won 17 seats. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court cleared the decks for the oath taking of Parrikar as Chief Minister by refusing Congress' plea to stay the ceremony and ordered holding of the floor test today. 

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