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Slamming Manohar Parrikar for taking charge as the Chief Minister of Goa, the Congress on Thursday stated that the swearing-in ceremony was a scam and maintained that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has used unfair means and practices.
Mishra further condemned the BJP for using their money power and called the swearing-in as a scripted play.
"People of Goa are against the BJP; even after losing in the state they still won over only because of money power and by using the resources of the central government all in the wrong way just to make Manohar Parrikar the CM. This party will not last, as they are totally scripted and show dishonesty in politics," said Congress leader.
Parrikar has been the Chief Minister twice before and has also been credited with strengthening the BJP in the coastal state.
The BJP, which won 13 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly, managed to garner support from other parties and Independents to attain majority under Parrikar.
Meanwhile, the BJP)-led government in Goa, headed by Parrikar, will face the crucial floor test today, as a special Assembly session has been convened for the purpose.
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