Jennifer Monserrate – the one lady minister within the Goa cupboard throughout Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s first time period – was not a part of the leaders who have been sworn in on Monday. As a substitute, her husband Atanasio Monserrate was among the many new faces within the Council of Ministers.
The Goa cupboard led by Pramod Sawant had a number of new faces, together with Mr Monserrate, Rohan Khunte, Ravi Naik and Subhash Shirodkar.
BJP stalwart Atanasio Monserrate also called “Babush” from Panaji meeting constituency. He has been a three-time member of the Goa Legislative Meeting.
He’s married to Talegao MLA Jennifer Monserrate, who was a minister within the state within the first time period of the Sawant authorities.
Atanasio Monserrate was considered one of 10 Congress MLAs who joined the BJP in July 2019. Mr. Monserrate was made Minister of City and Nation Planning within the Manohar Parrikar-led authorities within the state.
Notably, Jennifer Monserrate was the one lady minister in Sawant’s first time period as chief minister. However now he has been dropped from the brand new council of ministers.
Rohan Khaunte, an MLA from Goa’s Porvorim constituency, has beforehand served as Minister of IT, Income, Labor and Employment and Planning and Statistics and Analysis in Manohar Parrikar’s cupboard.
Mr. Khaunte first contested the Goa Legislative Meeting election in 2012 as an unbiased candidate and gained with a majority. He’s a self-proclaimed sports activities lover and represents the state of Goa within the subject of cricket and basketball.
One other new face Subhash Shirodkar is the get together’s candidate from Siroda constituency. The 70-year-old had left the Congress in 2018 and resigned as a member of the Legislative Meeting to affix the Bharatiya Janata Occasion.
Ravi Naik, the previous Chief Minister of Goa, began his profession with the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Occasion. He’s a member of Goa’s five-member Congress Legislature Occasion (CLP) and remained with the get together through the two-thirds break up within the CLP in 2019, when 10 MLAs joined the ruling BJP.
Eight state Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) leaders together with the chief minister took oath at a grand swearing-in ceremony right here, which was additionally attended by high get together leaders, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
After Sawant was sworn in, BJP leaders Vishwajit Rane, Mauvin Godinho, Ravi Naik, Nilesh Cabral, Subhash Shirodkar, Rohan Khaunte, Govind Goude and Atanasio Monserrate additionally took oath as cupboard ministers of Goa.
Former Goa ministers Vishwajit Rane, Mauvin Godinho, Nilesh Cabral managed to stay within the new authorities, whereas 4 former ministers, a few of whom had left the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) earlier than the state elections, have been lacking. New Goa Govt.