Cuncolim (Goa), Dec 19 (IANS) Former Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes will be the AAP’s Chief Ministerial candidate in Goa, Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Monday.
The Aam Aadmi Party leader made the declaration at a public rally here. Goa will see assembly elections early next year.
Gomes, 53, took voluntary retirement as the Inspector General of Prisons and Urban Development Secretary to join the AAP in July this year. He is now the President of Goa Football Association.
Gomes has held major official posts in Goa. He was earlier a director of Municipal Administration and Tourism and chairperson of Goa Housing Board.
The AAP is fighting elections in Punjab and Goa.