Manohar Parrikar resigns from the Defence Minister post, to become Chief Minister of Goa

New Delhi, March 11: Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Sunday tendered his resignation from the post of defence minister of India, reported ABP news. Speculations are being made that Parrikar has resigned as he will handle the post of Chief Minister in Goa, though the Goa election results were seen in a hung assembly.
Bharatiya Janata Party in Goa got 13 seats and to form the government the saffron party needs 21 seats in total. Congress had secured 17 seats in the Goa elections and after the announcement of results, the Congress and BJP claimed to have the support of regional parties, independent candidates and are confident in forming the government in the state.