Goa CM to expand cabinet

Panaji, April 9 : Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will expand his cabinet by inducting 3 more ministers here on Saturday. The swearing-in ceremony is to be held at 1200 hrs at Raj Bhavan. According to sources, one MLA each from Bharatiya Janata Party and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and one independent are likely to be inducted into the cabinet. Eight ministers besides Chief Minister Pramod Sawant were sworn-in on March 28, 2022, at a gala event which was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other party leaders. On Monday last, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant had hinted that cabinet expansion could take place by the end of the week. BJP has 20 MLAs in the 40 member House while it has received support from 3 independents and the MGP which has 2 MLAs. AKM ACL0745

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