Early Life of Digambar Kamat
Digambar V. Kamat was born on 8th March 1954 to father Vasant Kamat at Margao, Goa. He graduated in Science and by profession is a Businessman and Real Estate Developer.
Political Career of Digambar Kamat
Digambar Kamat joined the Bharatiya Janata Party after leaving the Indian National Congress in 1994. In the following year, in 2005, Kamat quit the BJP government and went back to the Congress. The urban assembly constituency of Margao has always been presented by him. After the 2007 elections, when the Congress had the numbers to form a government, Digambar Kamat's name was a compromise choice due to the battle between the state Congress chief, Ravi Naik, and the sitting Chief Minister, Pratapsingh Rane. On July 25th, 2007, Kamat's government fell into crisis, as it appeared to not have a majority after resignations and alliance break-ups. In 2012 Kamat resigned from the post of Chief Minister. The BJP won 24 seats against INC's 9 seats in the Goa Assembly Elections.
Personal Life of Digambar Kamat
Digambar Kamat was married to Asha and together the couple has two children.
Awards of Digambar Kamat
Kamat was conferred with the COSAMB which is the award for improving human life and spectacular performance and endeavour to the Agricultural Marketing in the State and the Country by National Council of State Agricultural Marketing Board, New Delhi. The Government of Goa also awarded him, the Bakshi Jivabadada Kerkar State Award.
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