Goa assembly polls : Former CM Pasekar to quit BJP today

Goa assembly polls : Former CM Pasekar to quit BJP today

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Panaji: Goa’s former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar, who was denied ticket by the party for the next month’s state Assembly elections, today said he will resign from the ruling party.

Talking to New Delhi Chronicle , Parsekar said he does not wish to remain in the party and will formally submit his resignation by this evening.

Parsekar currently heads the BJP’s manifesto committee for the upcoming Goa elections and is also a member of the party’s core committee.
The BJP has nominated sitting MLA Dayanand Sopte from Mandrem Assembly segment, which Parsekar had represented between 2002 and 2017.

Parsekar was the Chief Minister of Goa between 2014 and 2017. He was selected to head the state after the then Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was inducted into the Union Cabinet as the Defence Minister.

The BJP has announced its first list of 34 candidates for the February 14 Goa Assembly elections. There are total 40 seats in the state

Parsekar was the Chief Minister of Goa between 2014 and 2017. He was selected to head the state after the then Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was inducted into the Union Cabinet as the Defence Minister.

Panaji: Goa’s former Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Laxmikant Parsekar, who was denied ticket by the party for the next month’s state Assembly elections, today said he will resign from the ruling party.

Talking to New Delhi Chronicle , Parsekar said he does not wish to remain in the party and will formally submit his resignation by this evening.

Parsekar currently heads the BJP’s manifesto committee for the upcoming Goa elections and is also a member of the party’s core committee.
The BJP has nominated sitting MLA Dayanand Sopte from Mandrem Assembly segment, which Parsekar had represented between 2002 and 2017.

Parsekar was the Chief Minister of Goa between 2014 and 2017. He was selected to head the state after the then Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was inducted into the Union Cabinet as the Defence Minister.

The BJP has announced its first list of 34 candidates for the February 14 Goa Assembly elections. There are total 40 seats in the state

The BJP has announced its first list of 34 candidates for the February 14 Goa Assembly elections. There are total 40 seats in the state

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