Goa: Eight congress MLAs join BJP

   By Prashant Bhardwaj ,  14-Sep-2022
Goa: Eight congress MLAs join BJP

The MLAs who joined the saffron party include Digambar Kamat, Michael Lobo, Delilah Lobo, Rajesh Phaldesai, Kedar Naik, Sankalp Amonkar, Aleixo Sequeira and Rudolf Fernandes. They also met with CM Pramod Sawant, as reported by news agency ANI

Former CM of Goa Digambar Kamat, leader of the opposition Michael Lobo Eight Congress MLAs and 6 other MLAs have joined the BJP today in Goa. This leaves the Congress with three MLAs in the state.

The MLAs who joined the saffron party include Digambar Kamat, Michael Lobo, Delilah Lobo, Rajesh Phaldesai, Kedar Naik, Sankalp Amonkar, Aleixo Sequeira and Rudolf Fernandes. They also met with CM Pramod Sawant, as reported by news agency ANI.

Former Congress MLA, Michael Lobo said, "We have joined the BJP to strengthen the hands of PM Modi and CM Pramod Sawant."

Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari had earlier hinted at the development. He tweeted, "A cuckoo bird is chiming Something is apparently cooking in an erstwhile Portuguese Territory. Does not smell good.! Hope the cuckoo bird is wrong."

A cuckoo bird is chiming Something is apparently cooking in an erstwhile Portuguese Territory . Does not smell good…….! Hope the cuckoo bird is wrong…….

— Manish Tewari (@ManishTewari) September 14, 2022





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