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About GOA


Goa, a tiny emerald land on the west coast of India, the 25th state of the Union states of India, was liberated from Portuguese rule in 1961. It was a part of Union Territory of Goa, Daman & Diu till 30th May 1987 when it was carved out of form a separate state. Goa covers an area of 3702 square kilometers and comprises two Revenue district viz North Goa and South Goa. Boundaries of Goa State are defined in the North Terekhol river which separates it from Maharashtra, in the East and South by Karnataka State and West by Arabian Sea. Goa lies in Western Coast of India and is 594 Kms (by road) away from Mumbai city. It is believed that the Gujjars belonged to this Solanki Dynasty because Pratiharas, the Paramaras and the Solankis were imperial Gujjars. Ancient Gujarat's last Hindu rulers were the Solanki clan of Rajputs from 960 AD to 1243 AD. It is also learnt, Karandev of the Vaghela dynasty was the last Hindu ruler of Gujarat and he was overthrown by the superior forces of Allauddin Khilji from Delhi in 1297.


About Governor

1.     Name of the Governor Shri P.S.Sreedharan Pillai
2.     Father Name V. G. Sukumaran Nair
2.     Mother Name Bhavani Amma
3.     Spouse(s) Adv. K Rita (m. 1984)
2.     Children Name Arjun Sreedhar
Arya Arun
4.     Date of Birth 1 December 1954
5.     Phone No +91 832 2453506 / +91 832 2453507 / +91 832 2453508 / +91 832 2453501 / +91 832 2453502/ +91 832 2453510 / 403004
6.     Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai has held the following positions:
  1. State Convenor, Lok Tantric Yuva Morcha
  2. Lok Sangarsh Samithi activist and its student wing leader (AntiEmergency Agitation)
  3. District President, State Secretary – Yuva Morcha (1980s onwards)
  4. President, Bar Association, Kozhikode (1995)
  5. Managing Editor, Janmabhumi Malayalam Daily
  6. Senior Central Government Standing Counsel, High Court of Kerala (Asst. Solicitor General) - 2001-2003
  7. CBI Standing Counsel – High Court of Kerala (2001-2002)
  8. Kerala President, Atya-Patya Sports Association
  9. Kerala Advisor, Chess Association
  10. District President, Kabadi Association
  11. State President, Kerala Publishers and Writers Association
  12. District President, Martial Arts
  13. BJP National Executive Member
  14. BJP Central Prabhari for Lakshadweep (Formed BJP in Lakshadweep)
  15. District President (Kerala State BJP)
  16. State Secretary (Kerala State BJP)
  17. State General Secretary (Kerala State BJP)
  18. Vice President and Spokesperson (Kerala State BJP)
  19. President (Kerala State BJP 2003-2006 & 2018-2019)
  20. 21st Governor of Mizoram (5th November, 2019 to 14th July, 2021).
7.     Academic Qualifications NSS College Pandalam (BA)
Government Law College, Kozhikode (LLB)
8.     Social Responsibilities and Experience: A bilingual author, Shri Pillai writes both in English and his mother-tongue Malayalam with ease and dexterity on topics close to his heart such as politics, social and legal issues and poetry. So far he has written more than 130 books including 15 poetry collections in Malayalam and English. Shri Pillai married Adv. Reetha at Kozhikode in 1984. His only son, Arjun Sreedhar is a lawyer at the High Court of Kerala and started his profession as junior to his father. His daughter in law Jipsa Arjun is a Post-graduate in Paediatric Dentistry and practicing at Cochin. His daughter Arya Arun is a Post-graduate in Dental Science and practicing in Calicut, while her husband Arun Krishna Dhan is also a lawyer in High Court of Kerala and started his career as junior to his father in law. Shri Pillai was bestowed with D.Litt in the year 2020 by J.J. University. On 15th July, 2021, Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai was sworn in as the 22nd Governor of the State of Goa

About Chief Minister

Shri. Pramod Sawant(born 24 April 1973) is an Indian politician and Ayurveda Medical Practitioner, who is serving as the 11th and current Chief Minister of Goa since 2019. He represents the Sanquelim constituency in the Goa Legislative Assembly from the Bharatiya Janata Party.Before serving as Chief Minister,he was the speaker in the Goa Legislative Assembly.He Became Chief Minister when the incumbent Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dies.

Dr. Pramod Pandurang Sawant Early Life and educationSawant was born on 24 April 1973 to Pandurang and Padmini Sawant. He obtained a Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery degree from the Ganga Education Society's Ayurvedic Medical College in Kolhapur and a postgraduate degree of Master of Social Work from the Tilak Maharashtra University at Pune.

Political Career of Dr. Pramod Pandurang SawantSawant started his electoral career when he contested the 2008 Pale Constituency by-election on Bharatiya Janta Party ticket and lost to Pratap Prabhakar Gauns of Indian National Congress. He contested the 2012 assembly election from Sanquelim constituency. He won the constituency by 14,255 (66.02%) votes defeating Pratap Prabhakar Gauns of the Indian National Congress. He also served as the spokesperson of the Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party for a brief period of time. Later in 2017 he was re-elected to the Goa Legislative Assembly from the same constituency defeating Dharmesh Saglani of the Indian National Congress with 10,058 (43.04%) votes. On 22 March 2017, he was elected as the Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly.

Personal lifeSawant is a Maratha by caste. He is married to Sulakshana, who is a teacher of chemistry at the Shri Shantadurga Higher Secondary School in Bicholim. She is also a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party and currently the President of the Goa unit of the BJP Mahila Morcha.