Rajendra Arlekar Becomes First Goan To Be Appointed As Governor


Rajendra Arlekar Becomes First Goan To Be Appointed As Governor

Rajendra Arlekar has been the President of BJP’s Goa unit

Panaji, Goa:

BJP chief and former Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker Rajendra Arlekar, who was on Tuesday appointed because the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, expressed his happiness on turning into the primary Goan to imagine the publish of a state’s Governor.

“Nobody from Goa has become a Governor so far. I am happy that I am the first one. Destiny gave me this responsibility. What more can I say?” Mr Arlekar informed information company ANI.

Stating that his appointment because the Governor exhibits that leaders and management are essential within the BJP, Mr Arlekar mentioned that it is a occasion that believes in its leaders, including that the President, Prime Minister, Home Minister, and the occasion had religion in him.

Rajendra Arlekar, who began his profession as a celebration employee has been a two-time member of the Goa Legislative Assembly earlier than being appointed because the Speaker of the state legislative Assembly. He has additionally been the President of BJP’s Goa unit.

“I started as a party worker, became an MLA and a minister and state BJP chief. Now I’ll be Governor. It shows the importance of leaders and leadership of BJP. Party leaders trusted me. President, PM, Home Minister, and BJP chief trusted me. It’s a party that trusts,” mentioned the newly appointed Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

He additionally acknowledged that he obtained a name from Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted by calls from President Ram Nath Kovind and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur.

“Yesterday morning, the Prime Minister spoke to me and said that they are thinking of appointing me as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, to which, I replied that whatever he (PM) does is right for the people. I am happy and proud to say that even the President of India today spoke to me and said that we are going to give you the responsibility of Himachal Pradesh. He had called at around 10 to 10: 30 am today morning,” he mentioned.

“Usually, this does not happen. Due to the trust and love of the President and the Prime Minister, all this is happening,” added Mr Arlekar.

Speaking about his familiarity with Himachal Pradesh, Rajendra Arlekar mentioned, “It has been a long time since I last visited Himachal Pradesh. It was very long back, when I used to be the Goa BJP president, that I went there for some party-related work. That time we took a team from here for the preparation of elections there. We had stayed there for 10-15 days. I am happy to tell you that a BJP candidate had won in the Vidhan Sabha constituency where I worked. And on another visit, I had gone there for a party meeting. But I did not tour the place as a tourist.”

He mentioned that at present, he’s unaware of the scenario within the state, but in addition asserted that the elected legislators and the state authorities is succesful sufficient to take care of the problems regarding the state.

“Currently, I am unaware of the situation in Himachal Pradesh. The Chief Minister of the state had called me. He invited me to reach Himachal Pradesh as soon as possible. Only after going there, will I come to know the situation there. What I feel is that the legislators, state government, party leaders are capable enough to handle the issues there,” mentioned Mr Arlekar.

“Most likely, I will go there in a day two and then take the oath of office,” he added.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by India07 workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)


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