Digambar Kamat: News
Digambar Kamat is an Indian politician who served as the Chief Minister of Goa from June 2007 to March 2012. He is serving as the Leader of Opposition in the Goa Legislative Assembly, as of 2021. Kamat is also serving as the President of the Swimming Federation of India, as of 2021. He was born on March 8, 1954, in Goa and holds a bachelor’s degree in science. Kamat began his political career as a member of the Indian National Congress. He later joined the Bharatiya Janata Party Coalition government in 1994. In 2005, he joined the Indian National Congress again in support of the Margao constituency voters’ referendum choice. Kamat was the only single choice to lead Goa as Chief Minister for a full term of 2007-2012. During Kamat’s tenure as Goa’s Chief Minister, the state’s economic and social success hit new heights of gross domestic product. He is married to Asha and the couple has two children. Kamat is also passionate about badminton and swimming.
11 Jul 2019Karnataka
While the Congress is dealing with an acute crisis in Karnataka, it suffered a major setback in Goa after 10 of its 15 MLAs quit to join the state's ruling party BJP.
18 Mar 2019Goa
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on Sunday, after battling pancreatic cancer for months. With his demise, politics in the coastal state entered a phase of uncertainty and soon two meetings were held in two separate settings.
10 Dec 2018Supreme Court Of India
Several ministers and politicians from Goa are expected to visit New Delhi to offer support to Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), who is scheduled to begin a three-day protest tomorrow to press for the resumption of mining in the state.
09 Feb 2017Narendra Modi
On Wednesday, the Election Commission stated that it is legally okay for Captain Amarinder Singh to put a personal lock on the strong room, where electronic voting machines (EVMs) of Lambi constituency have been kept.