Cuncolim (Goa): Founder of Aam Admi Party (AAP) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced that former Inspector General of Prisons Elvis Gomes will be the Chief Ministerial candidate of the AAP in Goa.
The Delhi Chief Minister on Monday Kejriwal made the announcement at an Aam Aadmi Party rally here.
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 election is due in Goa early next year along with six other states.
The AAP is fighting elections in Punjab and Goa.