Goa Congress hit by resignations on day of Priyanka go to

The Goa Congress confronted a spate of resignations and confusion prevailed over its alliance with like-minded events for the upcoming polls within the coastal state because the opposition celebration was preparing for a collection of conferences by basic secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday.

A bunch of Congress leaders from the Porvorim meeting constituency tendered their resignations on Friday morning.

The group, supported by Unbiased MLA Rohan Khaunte, claimed the Congress was not critical about contesting the meeting polls more likely to be held in early 2022.

“The Congress celebration doesn’t appear to be considering contesting the upcoming Goa elections severely. It’s a non-starter because of the perspective of a few of its leaders,” Gupesh Naik, a former zilla panchayat member, who led the group from Porvorim, instructed reporters.

In one more setback for the Congress, its senior chief from South Goa Moreno Rebelo tendered his resignation.

The resignation letter by Rebelo claims he was upset after the celebration introduced the “candidature” to sitting MLA Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco from the Curtorim constituency “regardless of he working in opposition to the celebration”. Rebelo hails from Curtorim.

“Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, who has by no means participated in any celebration exercise for the final four-and-a-half years and quite the opposite solely abused celebration leaders and your self, labored in opposition to the official candidate of Curtorim within the just lately held Zilla Panchayat election, is promoted as working president of the celebration and is asserted as a candidate by senior leaders throughout a just lately held conference,” Rebelo stated within the letter addressed to Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) president Girish Chodankar.

The spate of resignations got here after variations emerged within the Congress over the character of its understanding with the Goa Ahead Celebration (GFP) for the meeting polls.

AICC Goa election in-charge P Chidambaram on Thursday stated the GFP had solely prolonged help to the Congress and refused to time period it as an alliance at this stage.

However, senior Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao has proposed a gathering between GFP chief Vijai Sardesai and Chodankar on Saturday.

Speaking to reporters in Panaji, Chidambaram had stated, “To date we had one celebration chief Vijai Sardesai who got here to Delhi and stated, ‘to be able to defeat BJP, my celebration gives help to the Congress celebration’. Rahul Gandhi stated we settle for the help. All different particulars must be mentioned additional.”

Inside minutes of his assertion, Rao had tweeted “”I’ve invited Sri @VijaiSardesai, President of @Goaforwardparty for a gathering with Sri @girishgoa, President of @INCGoa and others on 11/12/21, 10 am at Congress Election Workplace, Patto Plaza, Panjim.”

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is scheduled to deal with numerous occasions and work together with kids and ladies throughout her day-long go to to Goa.

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