On his visit to Goa, Union Home Minister Amit Shah expressed confidence that the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win a “absolute majority” in the upcoming Goa Assembly elections in February. The Union Home Minister said on Thursday (October 14, 2021) that his party will form the government in Goa once more, citing the benefits of the “double engine” of BJP administrations in Goa and at the Centre.
Home Minister Amit Shah stated “The BJP will constitute the state’s…”
“The BJP will constitute the state’s next administration with an overwhelming majority… Elections are still possible. But I’m pleading with the people of Goa to make up their minds and vote for the BJP-led administration in the state, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi “Shah stated his opinion.
“This dual-engine government will aid in the state’s further growth,” he added.
After laying the foundation stone for the National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) at Dharbandora hamlet in South Goa, Amit Shah made these remarks to a crowd. He also stated that from November 15, chartered planes will begin arriving in the tourism-dependent state.
“I am pleased to inform that following that, chartered visitors will begin flying in the state,” he added.
#WATCH | "Another important step was surgical strike under PM Modi & former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. We sent out a message that one should not disrupt India's borders…There was a time when talks happened, but now is the time to reciprocate," says Home Min Amit Shah pic.twitter.com/BrMFUfzLRT
— ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2021
The Union Home Minister also praised the Pramod Sawant-led Goa administration for administering the first dosage of COVID-19 vaccine to the whole state’s eligible population, and urged it to complete the second dose immunisation procedure as soon as possible.
The next year’s Assembly elections will be a multi-party event, as many regional groups, including Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress (TMC), Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and Maharashtra’s ruling party Shiv Sena, have opted to run.
The Congress won 17 seats in the 40-member Goa Assembly in the 2017 elections, making it the single largest party. However, the BJP, which won 13 seats, moved quickly to take power by forming a coalition with several regional parties.