Manohar Parrikar wins floor test in Goa Assembly
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has won the vote of confidence during specially convened Goa Assembly by 22-16 votes. It was announced by pro tem speaker Siddharth Kunkolienkar after the vote of confidence on the floor. In the newly elected Goa Assembly, BJP had strength of 13 MLAs and Congress has 17 members. In the trust vote, three members each of Goa Forward Party and MGP and three independents along with 1 NCP member supported the BJP coalition government led by Manohar Parrikar.