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MGP to back Independent candidate in Mandrem assembly bypoll

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party will support instead of candidate in the bypoll, working said Tuesday.

The MGP, Goa's oldest regional outfit, will however support the for the two Lok Sabha seats in the state, he said.

"We will back candidate for the Mapusa Assemby bypoll. In Shiroda, our is contesting," he said.

The had faced a rebellion last month when two of its legislators broke away to join the BJP, while its MLA Sudin Dhavalikar, who was the deputy in the government, was dropped from the cabinet by

The and BJP faced-off after the former decided to field Dhavalikar for the Shiroda bypoll against the BJP's

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 10:35 IST
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