BJP in Goa: Put up-Parrikar
After Parrikar’s demise, the successive management inside BJP terminated a few of Parrikar’s Saraswat confidantes who had been appointed in plum positions. Vijai Sardesai, the pinnacle of the Goa Ahead Occasion, alongside along with his two MLAs was additionally dropped from the alliance and stripped off their ministerial berths. Sardesai, who had fought the 2017 elections on an aggressive anti-BJP and pro-secular rhetoric, selected to finally align with Parrikar.
In an interview to Prudent Goa final month, Sardesai stated that he didn’t assist the Congress as a result of they didn’t guarantee Digambar Kamat the chief ministerial berth and therefore sided with Parrikar. Like Parrikar and Kamat, Sardesai is a Saraswat too.
Concurrently, Bhai Naik, a outstanding Saraswat businessman, had claimed that the stripping off of ministerial berths from Sardesai and terminating providers of Parrikar’s confidantes was an injustice to the Saraswat neighborhood. This means that these appointments, if not made on the idea of neighborhood kinship, had been at the very least perceived by the neighborhood as such.
The 2 constituencies the place he wouldn’t assist BJP are Margao and Fatorda, belonging particularly to Kamat and Sardesai. Bhai Naik additionally stated that Damu Naik, the BJP candidate from Fatorda, is his good buddy however he’d relatively select Sardesai over him. Not like others on this equation, Damu Naik is a Bhandari and has misplaced two consecutive phrases in Fatorda to Sardesai.