The health condition of Goa BJP CM is deteriorating as Parrikar has been hospitalised again within a week after he returned from US post-treatment there. He is under treatment in a private hospital in Condolim in Goa.
A source in the party has said that Parrikar has offered to step down from CM’s post.
However, the party high command it is attributed to known source is not sure about his successor. Parrikar met members of Goa BJP core committee in the hospital today.
In a move towards to access the group situation BJP is sending its observers to Goa on Saturday to assess whether the ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar could be replaced.
Also BJP core committee held a meeting at Mapusa before calling on Parrikar. Meanwhile, Sardesai has claimed that Parrikar was doing well and that he had gone to wish him on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. Sardesai ruled out that there were any talks about leadership change with Parrikar.
Speculations over MGP’s merger with the BJP are rife as well. While Dhavalikar has reportedly shown interest in the merger, General Secretary of the party Lavu Mamlatdar has ruled out the possibility that upsets BJP calculation in the forthcoming 2019 Loksabha
It is important to note that the congress allege 36000 crores rafalescam has taken place during the tenure of Parrikar in Defence Ministry
Parrikar was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday. He went home to pray to Lord Ganesha on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi with his elder son Utpal. But due to health issues he returned to the hospital again this morning.
Opposition parties in Goa allege the government machinery has come to stand still for the past 4 months
In the Concuded 40 seat Goa Legislative Assembly election, 2017 parties got result as below :
- Indian National Congress 17 seats
- Bharatiya Janata Party 13 seats
- Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Part 3 seats
- Independents 3 Seats
- Goa Forward Party 3 seats
- NCP 1 seat