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Milind Naik is an Indian Politician from the state of Goa. He is a Member of the Goa Legislative Assembly representing the Mormugao constituency.

Goa BJP Minister Milind Naik Resigns After Accusation of Sexual Exploitation

Goa BJP Minister Milind Naik Resigns After Accusation of Sexual Exploitation
Goa BJP Minister Milind Naik Resigns After Accusation of Sexual Exploitation

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has said the state government will conduct an investigation into Congress’s allegation of BJP legislator Milind Naik being involved in a sexual exploitation case.

Naik, who was serving as Goa’s urban development minister, resigned from the state cabinet on Wednesday after meeting the chief minister in Panaji.

Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar had accused Naik of being involved in the sexual exploitation of a woman from Bihar by misusing his power as a cabinet member.

“Whether it’s a crime or not is a different issue. But a minister is misusing his position and sexually exploiting a woman. Such a minister is a disgrace to Goa and all Goans. He should immediately be sacked and this government needs to show the people of Goa that ministers like Milind Naik who exploit women will not be spared,” he said.

State Congress vice president Sankalp Amonkar had also filed a police complaint against Naik and released a purported audio conversation between the victim and the MLA.

After meeting the BJP legislator late Wednesday night, Sawant told reporters that Naik has resigned for a free and fair investigation into the case. “I have accepted the resignation and also sent it to the governor. Whatever evidence the Congress has produced that we will be investigated,” he said.

The case against Milind Naik

The complaint was filed by a woman from Bihar on December 10 this year, in which she accused Congress leader Sankalp Amonkar and other party workers from South Goa of sexual harassment, criminal conspiracy, and extortion.

This First Information Report (FIR) was transferred to the Goa Police on December 14, Tuesday. Then on Wednesday Amonkar and other Congress leaders complaint against Naik at a women’s police station in Panaji.

They alleged that cell phone records and another evidence point at the State minister of sexually harassing the woman in question and then forced abortion.

Milind Naik Biography, Wiki

Milind Naik Biography Wikipedia
Milind Naik

The 58-year-old political leader is a three-time Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). In the past, he has also served as the Power and Housing Minister in 2012.

He represents the Mormugao assembly constituency in South Goa, where he won by 140 votes. According to his member profile on the Goa Legislative Assembly site, he has a “keen interest and actively involves in social activities for the upliftment of the downtrodden and bringing about positive change in the society.”

From July 2017 till date, he is the Commissioner of NRI Affairs and has held various portfolios like Information and Publicity, Legal Metrology, and Official Language, amongst others.

Milind Naik Controversies

Milind Naik was not in favor of a lockdown in July 2020, while Mormugaon town city council, local businesses, market committees as well as other BJP MLAs appealed for a voluntary lockdown. 

It has been reported that allegedly, the lockdown has not been imposed in order to allow the transportation of coal and other minerals from Mormugao Port Trust.

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Who is Milind Naik?

Milind Naik is an Indian Politician from the state of Goa. He is a Member of the Goa Legislative Assembly representing the Mormugao constituency.

Why is Milind Naik trending?

Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar had accused Naik of being involved in the sexual exploitation of a woman from Bihar by misusing his power as a cabinet member.

How old is Milind Naik?

Milind Naik is currently 48 years old.

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