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Manohar Parrikar takes oath as new Goa Chief Minister

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Panaji: Over two years after he quit as Chief Minister of Goa to become the nation’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar is set to return to the coastal state’s mantle again and head a BJP-led government. Watch Parrikar take oath:The decks were cleared for Parrikar to take oath as Goa Chief Minister with President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday accepting his resignation as Defence Minister and assigning additional charge of the ministry to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.”The President has accepted Manohar Parrikar’s resignation from the council of ministers with immediate effect under clause (2) of Article 75 of the Constitution,” a President Office statement said.Earlier in the day, Parrikar resigned to head a new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Goa.

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