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Goa floor test: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote

Parrikar, who was sworn-in along with nine ministers last evening, received support of 22 legislators.

Published: 16th March 2017 11:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2017 04:28 PM   |  A+A-

Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar (centre) after being sworn in as the Chief Minister of Goa, at a ceremony in Panaji (File | PTI)

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Goa, headed by Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, faced the crucial floor test in a while, as a special Assembly session convened for the purpose. Parrikar, who was sworn-in along with nine ministers last evening, received the support of 22 legislators, two more than the halfway mark of 20 in the 40-member Assembly.

Also read: Manohar Parrikar wins trust vote in Goa, one Congress MLA skips voting


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