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Goa crisis: MGP chief wants law against defection amended

Dhavalikar pointed out that the number of MLAs keeping ideology aside and jumping ship has only increased over the years. “If you sit with a sheet, only Pratap Sing Rane (Congress MLA) and I am left,” he said.

Goa Dy CM Sudin Dhavalikar dropped from Cabinet after 2 MGP MLAs join BJP

Responding to the decision, Dhavalikar said, "MGP is a party of the people. At night, the chowkidars who have committed dacoity on MGP, have shocked the people of Goa. People of Goa are watching this. People will decide on the course of action."


Sudin Dhavalikar undergoes surgery, 2nd Goa minister in Mumbai hospital

Dhavalikar is the second Goa minister admitted in a Mumbai hospital — Power Minister Pandurang Madkaikar is still recuperating after suffering a brain stroke. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is now handling the Power portfolio.

Goa portfolios announced: GFP's Vijai Sardesai gets Town & Country planning, MGP's Sudin Dhavalikar gets PWD

Only three out of the ten ministers are from BJP. Here is the full list:

Goa minister Sudin Dhavalikar backs brother on 'Hindu state under Modi' remark

Both Dhavalikar brothers -- Sudin and Dipak -- belonging to Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, an ally of BJP

Modi will develop India into a Hindu state: Goa minister

"I am confident that under the leadership of Modiji, India will develop into a Hindu nation," said a Goa minister.


NRI booked for posting Goa minister's picture in bikini on FB

Dhavalikar had recently stoked a controversy by saying that "wearing bikinis should be banned on Goa's beaches."