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Goa Govt. a corrupt alliance: Shiv Sena

ANI  |  Mumbai [India] 

The on Monday came down heavily on its ally (BJP) and dubbed the freshly constituted saffron in the as "corrupt alliance".

leader told ANI that has a temporary

"has a temporary It's a corrupt alliance. The here had been completely rejected by people during polls," said Raut.

Earlier on Thursday, former defence minister and newly-appointed Chief Minister established victory in the Goa Assembly as 22 MLAs stood in his support.

16 MLAs opposed Parrikar's candidature as the Chief Minister, while one was absent.

The Supreme had ordered a floor test as the challenged his appointment, citing Goa Governor Mridula Sinha did not follow the procedure as dictated by the Constitution.

Despite the ending up second behind the in a split mandate, Parrikar had claimed the support of 22 legislators, two more than the halfway mark in the 40-member Assembly.

The won 17 seats but was not able to prove majority.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 14:56 IST