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Goa: Shiv Sena asks Guv to dissolve state Assembly

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The unit of the Friday submitted a memorandum to Sinha demanding that the state Assembly be dissolved due to "non-functioning" of the government and inability of any party to form an alternate government.

The Shiv Sena, incidentally, does not have any MLA in the 40-member Assembly.

said that the state administration had come to a standstill in the absence of who is admitted in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi for a pancreatic ailment.

Kamat claimed the memorandum had signatures of "thousands of people" of

"We met the and demanded that the assembly be dissolved as there is no governance and no one is in a position to form a stable government," Kamat told reporters here Friday.

Speaking about Parrikar meeting BJP leaders and allies in his government at AIIMS earlier in the day, Kamat said it was a matter of shame that cabinet meetings were being held in hospitals now.

In the 40-member state assembly, the Parrikar-led government has the support of 23 MLAs.

These comprise 14 BJP MLAs, three each from the Goa Foward Party and as well as three Independents.

The opposition is the single largest party in the with 16 MLAs while the Nationalist Party has one MLA.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 17:25 IST