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The Aam Aadmi Party on Monday chose Elvis Gomes as its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls. The Aam Aadmi Party is actively campigning in the coastal state and has already announced 30 out of the 40 candidates for the 2017 elections.
Gomes joined the AAP in October this year, soon after retiring from government service. He was posted as Inspector General of Prisons at the time of his retirement.
Who is Elvis Gomes?
The 53-year-old Elvis Gomes is a former bureaucrat, belonging to the Goa Civil Service, who was serving as the inspector General of Prisons, with the additional charge of Urban Development department, when he took voluntary retirement in July this year.Presently, he is also the president of the Goa Football Association.
What is his bureaucratic experience?
Before opting for voluntary retirement, he had also served as director of Municipal Administration and Tourism, chairperson of Goa Housing Board, commissioner of the Municipal Corporation of Panjim, and Captain of Ports. He was expected to be inducted into the IAS in 2017, Herald, a Goa-based newspaper reported.