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Parrikar ignored Goans in video address: Congress

IANS  |  Panaji 

The on Monday accused ailing of addressing only party workers and ignoring Goans in his brief video address, which was broadcast at the one-day BJP booth workers' convention held near here on Sunday.

"We are sympathetic to the fact that the is ill. But in his video address, he completely ignored the people of and only spoke about BJP karyakartas. This is completely unacceptable and shows partisanship on part of Parrikar," told the media here.

Parrikar is currently undergoing advanced in the US where he was shifted in March, a month after he was first admitted to a for stomach pain, which was subsequently diagnosed as

The video address is the first 'public' appearance made by Parrikar since March.

In his address, Parrikar urged party workers to prepare for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections and said that he would be returning to "in a few weeks".

Buyao also attacked BJP Amit Shah, who was also present at the Sunday convention, for not clarifying a statement he made in on the ongoing Mhadei inter-state water dispute.

"Shah was completely quiet on it and so were the BJP workers. We expected the BJP workers to question Shah about his statement in on the Mhadei issue."

Shah, in an election meeting in Karnataka, promised to share water from the river to within six months, even as the case is being heard by a Tribunal appointed by the



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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 19:40 IST