On one side, Congress is facing a severe crisis in Karnataka and now it seems to be the said party is slowly crumbling in Goa too. We hear that 10 MLA’s are moving into BJP. Yes, out of 15 MLA’s from Congress, 10 MLA’s have moved to BJP. With this, BJP holds, 27 MLA’s and it turned out to be stronger now.
On speaking to the news agency, Goa Chief Minister said that “10 Congress MLAs, along with their Opposition Leader, has merged with the BJP. The strength of the BJP has now risen to 27. They had come for the development of the state and their constituency. They have not put forward any condition, they have joined BJP unconditionally”.
As of now, on whole Congress holds only 5 MLA’s in Goa state. The MLA’s who bid bye to Congress and joined BJP are, Babu Kavalekar, Babush Monserratte, his wife Jennifer Monserrate, Tony Fernandes, Francis Silveira, Filipe Neri Rodrigues, Clafasio, Wilfred De Sa, Nilkant Halankar and Isidore Fernandes, reportedly.