Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will be the new Chief Minister of Goa after the BJP managed to stitch together an alliance with local parties and independent candidates to form the government in the state,
Parrikar will take oath as Chief Minister on Tuesday evening.
While the development was criticised by opposition parties, many are expressing concerns about him returning to state politics from being defence minister.
Some reactions also pointed out to the question of his replacement after he becomes Goa CM.
Here are some Twitter reactions to the development
Manohar Parrikar will be Goa CM. It's good news. With him as Defence Minister, highest Number of Soldiers in J&K lost their lives in 8 Years pic.twitter.com/D35DcUmMLk— Joy (@Joydas) March 12, 2017
First make him Goa CM, then put him in a project in Delhi, again make him CM. BJP using Manohar Parrikar like TCS, Infosys use Engineers.— EngiNerd. (@mainbhiengineer) March 12, 2017
Honesty is Greatest Quality doesn't Comes to Cheap People proven by our Defence Minister Manohar parrikar to be next CM of Goa pic.twitter.com/rMrU6wGxr3— Nation First (@pankajsuper30) March 12, 2017
Fact is @manoharparrikar as defence minister was a fish out of water in the Delhi Durbar; now he can have all the fish he wants to eat!!😀— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) March 12, 2017
So @manoharparrikar"Campaigned in GoaViolated code of conductFailed to help sitting BJP CM winRejected by GoansLikely CM#Modicracy— Salman Anees Soz (@SalmanSoz) March 12, 2017
After Manohar Parrikar resigns Rahul Dravid becomes the most eligible Defence Minister.— The Viral Fever (@TheViralFever) March 12, 2017
Parrikar leaving Defence and becoming CM Goa is like taking Arts after scoring 99.6 in HSC exams— vikram sathaye (@vikramsathaye) March 13, 2017
Parrikar going back to Goa is good news in the interest of nation. Already 100s of Congress MPs in BJP, now BJP must import RM too from INC!— Arun Shourie fαи (@FeignShourie) March 13, 2017