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MGP forms committee to decide stand on Lok Sabha polls

The regional outfit is part of the BJP-led government in the coastal state and a member of the NDA

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

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The (MGP) said on Saturday it was yet to decide on supporting the in the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa.

The regional outfit is part of the BJP-led government in the coastal state and a member of the NDA.

leader and state Transport Minister Sudin Dhavalikar told reporters the party has formed a special committee to decide on the issue.

The panel will decide whether or not to support candidates during the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

"The decision of the special committee would be final," the minister said, refusing to express his personal opinion on the issue.

"The committee will take a decision. I have nothing (to) say on that," he said.

In the past, president Dipak Dhavalikar has indicated his party may field its own candidates in both the Lok Sabha seats in the state - and North Goa, currently held by the

Dipak Dhavalikar was not available for comments on Saturday.

Two of the three MLAs are part of the government.

First Published: Fri, August 31 2018. 21:25 IST
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