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Yet again, Congress stakes claim to form government

PANAJI: Anticipating a drop in BJP’s numbers in the 40-member space, Congress, in a fax to governor Mridula Sinha on Saturday, once more staked its claim to shape the government.

Pointing out that it stays the single-largest birthday party, Congress urged the governor to disregard the BJP-led coalition govt which had “lost the trust of the people”.

Congress mentioned that the energy of BJP in the 40-member legislative meeting may “dwindle” however cautioned Sinha against recommending president’s rule in the state.

The letter, signed by opposition leader Chandrakant Kavlekar, used to be submitted to governor.

Congress also sought an appointment with Sinha to justify their claim to shape the government.

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“We are staking our claim to shape the state govt and demand that we be known as to shape the government forthwith by dismissing the incumbent BJP led govt,” Kavlekar mentioned. “Any action in violation of the constitutional mandate to invite the single largest birthday party to shape the government and any strive made to carry the state beneath president’s rule might be undemocratic and unlawful and might be challenged as deemed are compatible.”

The Congress’ claim comes after former Mapusa BJP MLA Francis D’Souza passed away.

“The incumbent BJP-led state govt beneath the management of Manohar Parrikar, which has long lost the trust of the people, has also lost the energy of the home. Also, we watch for that numbers of the BJP may additional dwindle, thus no longer permitting the sort of birthday party in minority to proceed even for a second,” the opposition leader mentioned.

Convenor of the Congress media division, Trajano D’Mello, mentioned that the collapse in govt administration used to be an additional explanation why for Sinha to disregard the current govt. Referring to statements made by revenue minister Rohan Khaunte and ports minister Jayesh Salgaonkar at the entry of a new vessel into river Mandovi, D’Mello wondered how the 2 ministers may claim to be in the dead of night in regards to the construction.

“The two ministers should renounce if they have got no control or are unaware of what is taking place in the govt,” D’Mello mentioned.

Reacting to BJP organisational secretary Satish Dhond assembly with the governor, Congress mentioned the establishment of the governor used to be being manipulated by BJP. “We ponder whether Raj Bhavan has been transformed to BJP place of work, as BJP setting up secretary is getting walk-in access to the governor, however, regardless of repeated requests from the opposition leader for an pressing appointment, we are still to receive any communique from Raj Bhavan,” mentioned leader spokesperson Sunil Kawthankar.

Congress sent a second reminder at the identical day in quest of an appointment.

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