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Work hard for next Goa Assembly poll win, Shah tells BJP workers

IANS  |  Panaji 

on Sunday exhorted his party's booth-level members to work hard to ensure that the wins 35 of the 40 Assembly seats in in the next state polls.

He said instability was an obstacle to Goa's development and assured that the BJP-led alliance government in the coastal state, which was sworn in in March last year, would last its five-year term.

"As workers we have to make one resolve -- to end instability in and only our booth-level workers can do it. The workers at the 1,600-odd booths should resolve that in 2019, we will not only win both seats (Lok Sabha) but when next Assembly elections are held, the NDA will win more than 35 of the total 40 seats," Shah said while addressing booth-level party workers at an indoor stadium near Panaji.

Shah's visit comes at a time when the has claimed a constitutional crisis in the state and administration at a standstill due to the absence of Manohar Parrikar, who is in the US undergoing

Earlier in the day, leaders protested against Shah's visit and demanded that he appoint a "full-time" in at the earliest.

Shah also said that the court would be approached to resolve the impasse in the sector in Goa, after 88 leases were scrapped by the in February.

"There is a problem in the (sector) because of a court case. I do not want to speak much. All I say is that in a short time, we will find a way out of it through the courts," the leader said.



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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 20:24 IST