The New Indian Express
Panaji: Even three days after the Goa Assembly election outcomes had been introduced, the Goa Congress has not yet decided on its legislative party leader. Sources say that the Goa Congress unit has not held a single assembly after failing to safe a majority of 21 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly.
If Congress wins 11 seats, its ally, the Goa Forward Party, wins only one constituency. The BJP has gained 20 seats. Earlier, a senior Congress leader had stated that the Congress-GFP alliance would elect its leader quickly after the election outcomes. “We have not issued any invitation for the rally since the results were announced,” a Congress leader informed PTI on Sunday.
When acceptable, Congress will resolve the leader of the legislative party. Congress legislator Michael Lobo stated he would notify his leader of the Congressional Assembly when the session requires a vote of confidence for the chief minister.
Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar is not getting the reply. Another senior party leader stated that Digambar Kamath and Michael Lobo had been cut up amongst elected lawmakers as their leader. Lobo clarified that there is no such thing as a lobbying for the opposition. I’m not lobbying for any place. He stated that the duty of issuing the High Command was to be carried out.