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Goa: AAP not the 'B team' of BJP, claims Gomes

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The is not the "B team" of the ruling BJP in and those making such claims should furnish proof, said Friday.

The is contesting the two Lok Sabha seats and two out of the three Assembly bypolls (Mapusa and Shiroda) in the state and has been the subject of insinuations from the that it was behaving like the "B team" of BJP.

The Lok Sabha and Assembly bypolls will be held in on April 23.

"We are ready to withdraw our candidates if our rivals could provide the slightest proof to show we are B team of the BJP," Gomes said.

The has fielded Gomes from South and Pradeep Padgaonkar from North Goa Lok Sabha seats.

Its candidates for the Mapusa and Shiroda bypolls are Shekhar Naik and Yogesh Khandeparkar respectively.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 19:16 IST