BJP will win 26 out of 40 seats in Goa: Parrikar

BJP will win 26 out of 40 seats in Goa: Parrikar

Panaji, Oct 10 (IANS) BJP will win 26 out of the 40 assembly seats in Goa in the coming elections, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday.

Addressing a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party legislators and ministers here, he also said that the party would adopt a special strategy for the eight seats in the Salcete region in South Goa which is known as a Congress bastion and has a strong presence of the Catholic minority community.

“We are very positive about these elections. We would do better than previous elections… Our target is to win 26 seats,” Parrikar told reporters after the meeting .

“We will adopt a special strategy for Salcete,” the former Chief Minister said.

Parrikar also said that the ongoing alliance between the BJP and the ongoing Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) will continue for the upcoming polls, which are likely to be held in early 2017.

The BJP won an unprecedented 21 seats in the last state legislative assembly elections.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here