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Bharatiya Janata Party coalition government led by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant wins crucial vote of confidence in state assembly after 20 MLAs voted in favor.
Newly sworn Chief Minister sawant expressed confident of victory in the state assembly before the vote of confidence.
The strength of 40 member state assembly reduced to 36 following the death of chief minister Manohar Parrikar, BJP MLA Francis D'Souza and resignations of two Congress MLAs Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte.
Pramod Sawant took oath as chief minister early on Tuesday and Sudin Dhavalikar of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Vijay Sardesai of the Goa Forward Party sworn in as new deputy Chief Ministers.
Apart from CM and deputy chief ministers and nine other took oath as ministers of cabinet
By Sai Kumar