Ending hypothesis, 10 Congress MLAs from Goa joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday in presence of saffron get together’s working president JP Nadda and Goa CM Pramod Sawant.
Earlier in the day, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant met BJP president Amit Shah. Sawant arrived in the nationwide capital with the 10 MLAs. The 10 MLAs accompanied Sawant in the assembly with Nadda on the BJP headquarters.
There was no official phrase over what transpired in his assembly with Shah. Party sources mentioned a Cabinet reshuffle in Goa is probably going with the induction of the 10 MLAs.
Sawant must drop present ministers, many of whom are BJP allies whose help was essential to his authorities’s survival, to accommodate the defectors from the Congress.
With its numbers in the 40-member meeting swelling to 27, the BJP is now not depending on its allies, together with Goa Forward get together and Independents.
With the Congress accusing the BJP of “murder of democracy” over its MLAs’ switchover, the Goa chief minister asserted that they’ve joined his get together “willingly” and to push improvement work in the state.
Chandrakant Kavlekar, who was the chief of the opposition in the meeting earlier than he spearheaded a coup in his personal get together and joined the BJP together with 9 different MLAs, advised reporters that they wished improvement work in their constituencies.
It was not attainable in the event that they have been in the opposition, he claimed.
He additionally cited the “struggle” in the Congress, an obvious hit on the party’s management disaster after its president Rahul Gandhi resigned following its rout in the latest Lok Sabha polls, and puzzled how lengthy they might have continued in such situations.
He additionally praised insurance policies of the state and central governments, saying that they had made an excellent affect.
After the 2017 meeting polls, a hung meeting had emerged, with Congress profitable 17 and BJP 13 seats. But the BJP outsmarted the Congress by cobbling collectively a coalition rapidly. With regular erosion from its ranks, the Congress’s energy is now solely 5.
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(With inputs from businesses)