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Video | Parrikar wins majority in floor test with support of 22 MLAs in Goa assembly

The Crucial Floor Test Turned Out To Be In Favor Of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Who Proved His Majority In The State Assembly On Thursday. Followed By The Directions Of The Apex Court, Parrikar, Who Claimed To Have Support Of 21 MLAs Including 13 Of The BJP Got A Total Of 22 MLAs To Secure The Majority For Chief Minister's Post.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 16 Mar 2017, 01:12:07 PM

New Delhi:

The crucial floor test turned out to be in favor of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar who proved his majority in the state assembly on Thursday. Followed by the directions of the apex court, Parrikar, who claimed to have support of 21 MLAs including 13 of the BJP got a total of 22 MLAs to secure the majority for chief minister's post.

The decks for his swearing-in were cleared after a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar refused to grant the stay on the Congress’ plea and ordered a floor test.

Here are the Live updates:

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Everyone voluntarily came and voted, none of them were kept in a hotel room or secluded common place as was the case of opposition: Manohar Parrikar

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16 MLAs opposed, 22 supported and one was absent during the Goa floor test

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22 MLAs support CM Manohar Parrikar in Goa assembly

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Floor test begins

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BJP Parliamentary Party meeting underway

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PM Narendra Modi arrives for BJP Parliamentary Party meeting

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Goa CM Manohar Parrikar reaches state assembly, ahead of floor test at special session

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First Published : 16 Mar 2017, 09:24:00 AM