Pramod Sawant takes oath as Chief Minister of Goa for 2nd consecutive term
Pramod Sawant took oath as the Chief Minister of Goa on March 28, 2022 for the second straight five-year term.
Pramod Sawant led the BJP in the recently concluded 2022 Goa Assembly elections and won 20 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly.
Mr Sawant was administered the oath by Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at the Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee stadium near Panaji.
The event was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with other ministers like Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, BJP national president JP Nadda, Himachal Pradesh Governor Rajendra Arlekar, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanavis among others.
Mr Sawant is an Ayurveda Medical practitioner by profession.
He was sworn in as Chief Minister in March 2019 after the death of the sitting chief minister Manohar Parrikar.