Manohar Ajgaonkar
Deputy Chief Minister of Goa, Minister for Tourism, Sports and Printing and Stationery
In office
28 March 2019 – 10 March 2022
Preceded bySudin Dhavalikar
ConstituencyPernem
Personal details
Born
Manohar Trimbak Ajgaonkar

(1954-11-06) 6 November 1954 (age 67)
Margoa, Goa, Portuguese India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Other political
affiliations
Parent
  • Trimbak Ajgoankar (father)
Residence(s)Margoa, Goa
Education10th Pass
ProfessionBusiness

Manohar Trimbak Ajgaonkar (born 6 November 1954) is an Indian politician and member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Ajgaonkar is a first term member of the Goa Legislative Assembly in 2007 from the Dhargalim constituency in Pernem.[1][2][3]

He started his career with Indian National Congress. He joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2002 and won the seat. He returned to Indian National Congress in 2007 and retained the seat. He joined Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party in 2017. He also declared his candidature from Pernem constituency in North Goa.[4]

Ajgaonkar and Pauskar joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in March 2019 thus minimizing Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party to one seat in the Goa Legislative Assembly. Ajgaonkar was appointed Deputy Chief Minister of Goa.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Another jolt to Congress: Now, Babu Azgaonkar to join MGP". The Times of India. 18 December 2016. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  2. ^ My neta
  3. ^ Sopte quits BJP, joins Cong with Patanekar
  4. ^ Babu joins MGP to contest from Pernem
  5. ^ Manohar Ajgaonkar appointed deputy chief minister days after he quit MGP and joined BJP