Pramod Sawant

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Pramod Sawant
Sawant in 2019
13th Chief Minister of Goa
Assumed office
19 March 2019
GovernorMridula Sinha
Satya Pal Malik
Bhagat Singh Koshyari
DeputyManohar Ajgaonkar (from 28 March 2019)
Chandrakant Kavlekar (from 14 July 2019)
Preceded byManohar Parrikar
Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly
In office
22 March 2017 – 18 March 2019
Preceded byAnant Shet
Succeeded byRajesh Patnekar
Member of the Goa Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1973-04-24) 24 April 1973 (age 50)
Goa, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Sulakshana Sawant

Pramod Pandurang Sawant (born 24 April 1973) is an Indian politician. He is the current Chief Minister of Goa.[1][2] Sawant represents the Sanquelim constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.[3]

He is an Ayurveda Medical practitioner by profession.[4] He was serving as the speaker of the Goa assembly before being sworn in as Chief Minister. After the death of the sitting chief minister Manohar Parrikar, he became chief minister of Goa.

References[change | change source]

  1. Murari Shetye. "Goa speaker Pramod Sawant succeeds Parrikar as CM" The Times of India. 19 March 2019.
  2. Gupta, Saurabh (19 March 2019). Jacob, Jimmy (ed.). "Pramod Sawant, Goa's New Chief Minister, Is An Ayurveda Practitioner. H". NDTV.
  3. "Member of Legislative Assembly | Goa Legislative Assembly". Archived from the original on 24 July 2017. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  4. "Pramod Pandurang Sawant(Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)):Constituency- SANQUELIM(NORTH GOA) - Affidavit Information of Candidate".