Rajesh Patnekar

Goa Legislative Assembly Speaker Rajesh Patnekar on Tuesday heard the disqualification petition filed by the Congress against ten of its MLAs who switched over the ruling BJP in June this year.

Days after 10 Congress MLAs in Goa joined the BJP, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant will reshuffle his cabinet on Saturday, dropping three members of ally Goa Forward Party (GFP) and an Independent legislator as ministers.