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Parrikar hails maiden win of BJP on Rajya Sabha from Goa

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Chief Minister today hailed the maiden victory of the on sole seat from the state.

state unit president today defeated his counterpart and sitting MP Shantaram Naik on the support of the alliance partners of the saffron party.

Parrikar said with the victory of Tendulkar, now has four MPs in both the Houses of Parliament.

"We have got all the votes whichever we deserved. This is for the first time that a candidate is elected to from Now we have four MPs. This magic can be done only by the BJP," he told reporters.

Besides Shripad Naik and Sawaikar, who represent North Goa and South Goa seats in Lok Sabha, respectively, Parrikar himself is a Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh.

"With four MPs in Parliament, we can ensure that Goa's demands are by the Centre," he said.

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First Published: Fri, July 21 2017. 20:48 IST