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Goa Congress questions Modi's return to power


"The Chief Minister's statement has expressed lack of confidence about coming back to power as the Prime Minister," told reporters.

had said at an election rally earlier that the in would have to sit on the opposition benches if did not become the after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

"It is important for us to have a government at the Centre. If ji is there at the Centre, the BJP will be (in power) here. If he is not there, then we will not be here too; we will have to sit on the opposition benches," said Sawant, whose coalition government has a slender majority of 20 in a state Assembly of 36.

The also said that Sawant's comments exposed the fact that his government was controlled by the and that it was not holding its stead on its own.

"has also exposed that his government is controlled by the central government, which is using all the agencies to blackmail and win over MLAs. At last he has seen defeat on his face," said.



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First Published: Sun, April 14 2019. 23:40 IST