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Digambar Kamat likely to join BJP, could be next Goa CM

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Amidst the recent political upheaval in owing to Manohar Parrikar's ailment, BJP confirmed that prospects of senior joining BJP was discussed in the meeting of all BJP MLAs held yesterday.

Lobo also said that prospects of Kamat being named the next was discussed, but mentioned that the final call would be taken by the party high command.

"Last evening at all BJP MLA meet discussion on joining BJP has taken place. The decision whether he will be the would be taken by the Central leadership," Lobo told ANI.

Meanwhile, Kamat is en route to Delhi, fuelling speculation that he would be the next Chief Minister of

The present strength of the stands at 37 instead of 40. is currently the single-largest party in the state with 14 MLAs.BJP has 13 legislators, including Parrikar, and its government is supported by three MLAs each of the and Maharashtra Gomantak Party, and three Independents. Two MLAs have resigned after defecting to BJP.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 15:12 IST