Panaji, Mar 18: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Goa unit President Vinay Tendulkar on Monday said that new Chief Minister of the state will be sworn-in by 3 pm on Monday.
Speaking to reporters at a resort near the city, he said, "I think everything will be clear by 2 pm." When asked about the approximate time of swearing-in he said,'Around after three.' Mr Teundulkar was accompanied by Goa Assembly Speaker Dr Pramod Sawant, who is also a potential candidate for the top post in the state.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is currently in talks with allies and independent MLAs for arriving at a consensus for Chief Minister. The situation has arisen due to the demise of State Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.UNI