Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XI Lok Sabha


Father's Name: Shri Braz Date of Birth: 16 May 1949 Place of Birth: Carmona in Distt. South Goa (Goa) Marital Status: Married on 20 February 1974 Spouse's Name:Smt. Fatima Fernandes Alemao Children: One son and five daughters Educational Qualifications :
High School Educated at St. Mary's High School, Varca (Goa) Profession :
Political and Social Worker, Agriculturist/Farmer and Sportsman Permanent Address :
Novangully-Varca, Salcette (Goa) Tels. (0832) 745126, 733317 Positions Held :
1989-91President, Goa Trade Union Congress 1989-95Member, Goa Legislative Assembly 1990Chief Minister, Goa 1990-91Minister for Tourism, Irrigation, Sports and Languages,Goa 1992-94Member, Public Accounts Committee, Goa Legislative Assembly 1994-till todayFounder, United Goans Democratic Party 1994-96Member of various Committees of Goa Legislative Assembly 1996Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments :
Associated with Konkani theatre for more than 25 than fifteen dramas and wrote, directed and produced the political play 'Ticket' Social and Cultural Activities :
Actively associated with the movement for recognition of Konkani as the official language of Goa and for its inclusion in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India; Also involved in organising musical programmes and folk festivals in Goa Special Interests :
Creating social awareness among different sections of the society in order that they grow in peaceful existence Favourite Pastime and Recreation:
Sports, drama, singing and movies Sports and Clubs :
President, Varca Sports Club for 8 years; President, Churchill Bros. Sports Club; Goa Football Champion; Vice-President, Goa Football Association; played football and volleyball at the top level; Patron of many sports clubs in Goa Countries Visited :
Widely travelled; Member of the official Indian delegation to Jordan and Iraq in 1990 to evacuate Indian Nationals Other Information :
President, Goa Boat Owners Association Election Result :
Mormugao Lok Sabha constituency Total electorate8,26,716 Total votes polled3,16,711 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates : (1)Shri Alemao Churchill (U.G.D.P.)1,09,346 (2)Shri Faleiro Eduardo Martinho (I.N.C.) 84,054 (3)Shri Jalmi Kashinath Govind (M.A.G.) 36,872 (4)Shri Amonkar Suresh Kuso (B.J.P.) 30,357