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Parrikar takes dig at Digvijaya

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who won the vote in the today, took some sharp digs at Digvijaya Singh, saying the leader had sought to create a hype over the situation in the coastal state as he was "worried" about losing his party post if he failed in the number games.

"Right from the beginning, the did not have the numbers and it was only a hype created by them, possibly because there was a demand that Digvijaya should step down as the general secretary of the party, being the desk in-charge of Goa," Parrikar said.



"It happens when you come to only to enjoy, not to work," he quipped.

"We have proved to the people of that we have the support of 23 (MLAs) on the floor of the House, debunking Digvijaya's claim that we do not have the numbers," he told reporters.

Singh and other leaders had accused the of indulging in "unfair means" to cobble up the numbers to retain power in the coastal state after it failed to get a simple majority in the recently concluded Assembly polls.

Singh had also alleged that Governor Mridula Sinha did not invite the to form the government, despite it emerging as the single largest party.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Parrikar takes dig at Digvijaya

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who won the trust vote in the state Assembly today, took some sharp digs at Digvijaya Singh, saying the Congress leader had sought to create a hype over the situation in the coastal state as he was "worried" about losing his party post if he failed in the number games. "Right from the beginning, the Congress did not have the numbers and it was only a hype created by them, possibly because there was a demand that Digvijaya should step down as the general secretary of the party, being the desk in-charge of Goa," Parrikar said. "It happens when you come to Goa only to enjoy, not to work," he quipped. "We have proved to the people of India that we have the support of 23 (MLAs) on the floor of the House, debunking Digvijaya's claim that we do not have the numbers," he told reporters. Singh and other Congress leaders had accused the BJP of indulging in "unfair means" to cobble up the numbers to retain power in the coastal state after it failed to get ... Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who won the vote in the today, took some sharp digs at Digvijaya Singh, saying the leader had sought to create a hype over the situation in the coastal state as he was "worried" about losing his party post if he failed in the number games.

"Right from the beginning, the did not have the numbers and it was only a hype created by them, possibly because there was a demand that Digvijaya should step down as the general secretary of the party, being the desk in-charge of Goa," Parrikar said.

"It happens when you come to only to enjoy, not to work," he quipped.

"We have proved to the people of that we have the support of 23 (MLAs) on the floor of the House, debunking Digvijaya's claim that we do not have the numbers," he told reporters.

Singh and other leaders had accused the of indulging in "unfair means" to cobble up the numbers to retain power in the coastal state after it failed to get a simple majority in the recently concluded Assembly polls.

Singh had also alleged that Governor Mridula Sinha did not invite the to form the government, despite it emerging as the single largest party.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Parrikar takes dig at Digvijaya

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who won the vote in the today, took some sharp digs at Digvijaya Singh, saying the leader had sought to create a hype over the situation in the coastal state as he was "worried" about losing his party post if he failed in the number games.

"Right from the beginning, the did not have the numbers and it was only a hype created by them, possibly because there was a demand that Digvijaya should step down as the general secretary of the party, being the desk in-charge of Goa," Parrikar said.

"It happens when you come to only to enjoy, not to work," he quipped.

"We have proved to the people of that we have the support of 23 (MLAs) on the floor of the House, debunking Digvijaya's claim that we do not have the numbers," he told reporters.

Singh and other leaders had accused the of indulging in "unfair means" to cobble up the numbers to retain power in the coastal state after it failed to get a simple majority in the recently concluded Assembly polls.

Singh had also alleged that Governor Mridula Sinha did not invite the to form the government, despite it emerging as the single largest party.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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