Manohar Parrikar to satisfy alliance companions at AIIMS on 12 Oct, more likely to focus on issues associated to Goa’s governance
Parrikar, 62, is admitted on the AIIMS in Delhi since 15 September for a pancreatic ailment. “The alliance companions have been known as for a gathering by the chief minister in Delhi on 12 October at AIIMS the place he’s admitted,” a senior official within the Chief Minister’s Workplace (CMO) advised PTI. Throughout the assembly, Parrikar would focus on “issues associated to the state’s governance,” he mentioned.
Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Occasion (MGP) chief Sudin Dhavalikar, Goa Ahead Occasion (GFP) chief Vijai Sardesai and Unbiased MLAs Govind Gawade, Rohan Khaunte and Prasad Gaonkar, who’re supporting the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) -led alliance in Goa, have been invited for the assembly, the official mentioned.
“I’ve been invited for the assembly with the chief minister in Delhi on 12 October. I do not know who else is invited,” Gawade mentioned, including that he has not been knowledgeable concerning the assembly’s agenda.
This may be the primary formal assembly chaired by Parrikar since his admission to the AIIMS final month.
Extremely positioned sources mentioned Parrikar is more likely to distribute further portfolios to his Cupboard ministers throughout this week. “A dialogue is probably going within the assembly about portfolios to be distributed to the allies,” a supply mentioned.
BJP president Amit Shah had final month mentioned Parrikar would proceed because the chief minister and that there could be reshuffle of his Cupboard quickly. Later, two ailing ministers Francis D’Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar had been dropped from the Goa Cupboard they usually had been changed with Milind Naik and Nilesh Cabral.
Questions over the soundness of the federal government have been raised by the Opposition Congress due to Parrikar’s sickness. Goa deputy speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo mentioned final Friday that the state administration has “completely collapsed” due to the absence of Parrikar and other people had been praying for his early restoration.
The MGP, a key ally in Goa’s ruling BJP-led coalition, final Wednesday dismissed questions over the soundness of Parrikar authorities however expressed readiness to face mid-term polls in case the Meeting is dissolved.
The BJP, which has 14 MLAs within the 40-member Meeting, is ruling the state with the assistance of the MGP, the GFP, the Nationalist Congress Occasion (NCP) and three Independents. GFP and MGP have three seats every and NCP has one.