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Goa Raj Bhavan has been converted into BJP office, alleges Congress

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It is very unfortunate that the government in the state is being manipulated and the Raj has been converted into the office of BJP, alleges party.

"It is very unfortunate and sad that the institution of is being manipulated by the (BJP). The Raj has been converted into the office of BJP," said Pradesh Committee (GPCC)

Alleging that is meeting BJP leaders but the Congress' request for an urgent meeting is yet to be addressed by her. "We wonder if the Raj has been converted into BJP political office."

"The of BJP just walks in to meet the but despite repeated requests from the of Opposition for an urgent appointment, we are yet to receive any communication from the office of Governor," he said.

He said the strongly condemns this deliberate delay in giving an appointment by the Governor to the single largest party. "It is anti-democracy and is aimed at giving political advantage to the BJP," he said.

It is worth mentioning that in a letter to Governor Sinha, of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar has claimed to have the majority to form the government in the state.

"Consequent upon the sad demise of BJP MLA Francis D'Souza, the BJP government led by which has long lost the trust of people has also lost the strength of the House," Chandrakant said in his letter to the Governor.

Former died last month after a prolonged battle with

Kavlekar has urged the Governor to dismiss the incumbent government while claiming that the Congress party has the majority to form the government in

"It is, therefore, incumbent upon you (Governor) to dismiss this government and ensure that Congress party which is the single largest party in the august house and is presently enjoying the majority be called to form the government," he has stated in the letter.

Chandrakant has also threatened to challenge any decision that is in 'violation' of the constitutional mandate to invite the single largest party to form the He has warned that the attempt to bring the state under the President's Rule will be undemocratic and illegal.

"Kindly note that any action in violation of the constitutional mandate to invite the single largest party to form the government and any attempt to bring the state under the President's Rule will be undemocratic and will be challenged, as deemed fit," he said.

The present strength of the stands at 37 instead of 40.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 15:43 IST
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