He additionally commented on the resignations of ex-Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar and Utpal Parrikar, son of former Union Minister and chief Minister late Manohar Parrikar. He additional mentioned that each the previous Chief Ministers had performed pivotal roles in bolstering the BJP in the state.
But now Utpal Parrikar and Laxmikant Parsekar have left the BJP. The BJP has made a brand new face by together with land and drug mafia in the occasion. I can provide you in writing that BJP will not get a majority in Goa,” mentioned Raut to ANI.
Utpal Parrikar, son of former CM Manohar Parrikar, resigned from the first membership of BJP on Friday after the occasion denied him a ticket from Panaji constituency and fielded Congress occasion turncoat Atanasio “Babush” Monserrate.
After BJP snubbed him, Parrikar determined to contest the upcoming Goa election as an impartial candidate on Friday. Earlier in the day, Utpal had mentioned, “I will be contesting as an independent candidate from Panaji constituency. Panjim people voted for Manohar Parrikar all these years because he stood for certain values. I also have those values in me. The time has come for me also to stand up to those values.”
Meanwhile, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday mentioned that the central leaders of the BJP was in dialog with Utpal Parrikar and had supplied him two constituencies to contest the election in the upcoming Goa Assembly polls.
After being denied a ticket for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls, former Chief Minister and senior BJP chief Laxmikant Parsekar resigned from the membership of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday.
Parsekar mentioned he was a member of the BJP for years however the occasion took him as a right.”The improvement work I’ve accomplished in the final 5 years has been intentionally placed on maintain. Its grief is in my thoughts. That improvement work should be accomplished. So, I’m going to resign from BJP this night and am going to contest the election as an impartial candidate. Devendra Fadnavis, BJP election in cost of Goa, additionally met me yesterday to appease me. But I’m agency in my determination. I’m not resigning simply because Dayanand Sopte was given the ticket however there are numerous causes.
The BJP on Thursday launched its first record of 34 candidates for the upcoming Goa assembly election.
Goa will go to the Assembly polls on February 14. The counting of votes will happen on March 10.