Panaji: Chief Minister, Dr. Pramod Sawant condoled the death of Ex- Health Minister, Dr Suresh Amonkar.
Dr Suresh Amonkar died of Covid after a 15-day long prolonged battle in Covid hospital. He was admitted on 21 June.
Dr Sawant in his message said” Deeply saddened by the passing away of Dr. Suresh Amonkar, former President of BJP Goa Pradesh and Former Cabinet Minister of Goa Govt. His contribution to the State of Goa is immense and will never be forgotten. I express my heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family”
Dr Suresh Kuso Amonkar was elected to the Goa Legislative Assembly from Pale in the 1999 and 2002 Goa Legislative Assembly election as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was Minister of Health, Social Welfare, and Labour & Employment in Francisco Sardinha cabinet from 1999 to 2000 then Minister of Health, Labour & Employment, and Factories and Boilers in First Manohar Parrikar cabinet. He lost the 2007 Goa Legislative Assembly election to the Congress candidate.