Goa Ahead Occasion MLA Jayesh Salgaonkar on Thursday resigned as legislator forward of Meeting elections within the coastal state early subsequent 12 months.
He could be becoming a member of the ruling BJP on Friday afternoon, Goa BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade instructed reporters.
Mr Salgaonkar on Thursday night handed his resignation to Meeting Speaker Rajesh Patnekar. Minutes later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant stated “anybody who needs to affix BJP is welcome.”
With Mr Salgaonkar’s resignation, efficient power of the 40-member Goa Meeting has been lowered to 38. Luizinho Faleiro had resigned earlier this 12 months to affix Trinamool Congress Occasion (TMC).
Mr Tanavade stated that Mr Salgaonkar has not been assured ticket from Saligao constituency and he could be becoming a member of the BJP unconditionally.
The occasion will conduct a survey within the constituency earlier than deciding on the ticket, the state BJP chief added.
Mr Salgaonkar was not obtainable for remark.
Reacting to the event, GFP chief Vijai Sardesai tweeted, “The ‘free tooth’ who has been flirting with the @BJP4Goa has fallen off at evening! The desperation of @DrPramodPSawant and his occasion cronies, shaken b our unity with @INCIndia, to disclaim #Goans a future at any value is now obvious. Immoral and unethical acts have taken place. FOR SURE!”
The GFP’s power within the Home is now lowered to 2 from three. The BJP has 27 members, Congress 4, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Occasion and Nationalist Congress Occasion one every and there are three independents.
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