People’s wrath will reflect in Lok Sabha polls: Goa Congress

Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling the deserting of its eight MLAs to the BJP as the homicide of a vote based system, the Congress unit in Goa on Wednesday said that the fury of people in general against the saffron party will reflect in the Lok Sabha decisions.

“Murder of a majority rules system by BJP is happening across India. They are shaken by the ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’. Boss Minister Pramod Sawant was guaranteeing that they had an adequate number of numbers, then, at that point, what was the need to take more MLAs. That implies BJP had a plan to complete the resistance as 67% citizens had casted a ballot against them,” Goa Congress boss Amit Patkar said, tending to a public interview here.

MLAs Yuri Alemao, Altone D’Costa and Carlos Alvares Ferreira, who stayed with the Congress, were likewise present at the press meet. The Congress strength in the Goa gathering has boiled down to three after its eight MLAs joined the BJP.

“I’m pleased with these MLAs, they were additionally under tension. In any case, they remained with their standards and values. Those (MLAs) who surrendered have deceived individuals who decided in favor of them,” he said.

“Individuals are seeing the political turns of events. In view of this occurrence individuals of Goa will choose the Congress from the state in the Lok Sabha surveys,” he said.

He said that the excess three MLAs of the Congress will raise every one of the issues concerning Goa.

MLA Carlos Alvares Ferreira addressed what was the danger to the BJP government, who removed eight MLAs. “We are totally stunned. We attempted to do whatever it takes to address everybody and to hinder any such move. However, since the previous evening to the present time morning what happened is in the public area,” he said.

“We are stunned in light of the fact that we were joined together and had given our ‘statement’ not exclusively to individuals, yet we as a whole (up-and-comers) had made vow before the Gods that we won’t leave the Congress,” Ferreira said.

Ferreira said that they will resuscitate the party and will go for it.

Yuri Alemao said that it was an extremely sad episode. “It is appalling since individuals have chosen us on the Congress image. We had avoided potential risk, we went before God and had legitimately sworn oaths. I neglect to comprehend how these individuals opposed God,” Alemao said.

He said that the BJP had even attempted such moves in 2007 to overturn the Congress government. “The BJP is an expert in this,” he said.

MLA Altone D’Costa said that he feels pleased that he has not double-crossed his electors.

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