Panaji: Goa Forward Party (GFP) President Viaji Sardesai has thrown an open challenge before Congress party asking to prove by forming Government without them.
Stating that the current Manohar Parrikar led coalition government is stable only because of them; Sardesai has said that he will never allow Congress to form government.
Sardesai is a cabinet Minister in the Parrikar led government.
Addressing press conference today, Sardesai said that Congress may be at upstream in the country with all the oppositions uniting, but the national political development has no barring for political scenario in Goa.
“I challenge Congress to form government without us and show in the present situation. Not just Congress but anyone and that is my open challenge,” Minister stated.
“There has been news in national media that Congress is in talks with MGP to form government. If that is the case, I will see ensure that this new combination government is not formed,” he stated.
When asked whether Congress had approached GFP, Sardesai said that no one has spoke to him or his other Ministers. “Whatever Congress is doing is cheap theatrics. They need to first introspect,” he commented.
Sardesai said that current BJP government is stable. “It was me who made Manohar Parrikar the chief Minister. Today alliance government is working and is stable only because of us. We know how to respect the alliance,” he said.