The Mandrem bypoll will be held on April 23 and Sopte is almost certain to be fielded from there by the BJP.
"I have decided not to quit the BJP as I have been part of it for last 30 years. I will not quit the party just because some leaders are taking anti-party decisions without taking others into confidence," Parsekar told PTI.
He maintained that BJP workers in Mandrem were "disturbed" and "angry" after Sopte's induction.
Sidestepping a query on whether he would support Sopte in the April 23, bypoll, Parsekar said "by-elections are small affairs".
"I will be working for the Lok Sabha polls as everyone wants Narendra Modi as Prime Minister again," he asserted.
Elections for Goa's two Lok Sabha seats, with 11.31 lakh voters, and bypolls for three Assembly seats will be held on April 23.
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