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How BJP's Manohar Parrikar averted coup by Congress in Goa

Fresh developments indicate that 10 Congress legislators were in talks with the BJP

IANS  |  Panaji 

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar may have just managed to quell a coup. The Congress, fresh from its sacking of Digvijaya Singh as a central overseer, made fresh overtures to allies in the Bharatiya Janata Party-led ministry in a bid to topple the Parrikar government. While both the Goa Forward and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), which have three seats each in the 38-member (an MLA each from the BJP and Congress have resigned) have rejected reports of a coup and the BJP on Saturday claimed the government is stable, Goa's politics appears primed to replay its ...

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 18:27 IST
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