Mopa: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Maan arrived in Goa on Thursday on their three-day-long visit.
Both the AAP chief ministers were welcomed at Manohar International Airport by local AAP leaders led by party chief Amit Palekar and others.
Kejriwal and Maan landed at Goa airport at 7 pm on Thursday after which they went to Panaji.
Talking to reporters, Kejriwal said that the party has two MLAs in the state and both of them are doing really well.
He made mention about Benaulim MLA Venzy Viegas, who has been working actively in the state.
Kejriwal said that during his visit, he would be meeting local leaders and former candidates of the party and also the volunteers.
Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Maan said that during their recent visit to Gujarat, they had met party’s MLAs there and understood about the political affairs. “We had also inquired with them, what are the difficulties that they are facing being in opposition,” he said adding that similar exercise would be done in Goa during their this visit.
Kejriwal said that he would be visiting the residence of Palekar in Panaji on Thursday night.
During their three-day-long visit, both the leaders will be visiting South Goa on Friday where they would be interacting with the leaders and volunteers from Benaulim and Velim Assembly segments.
Both the constituencies are represented by AAP in Goa legislative Assembly.
Kejriwal and Maan are expected to address volunteers’ convention on Friday evening in Panaji.
Palekar said that the party leaders are in the state to galvanise the base ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha election.
He said that the discussions during the interaction would be around strengthening the party organisation and also about the Lok Sabha polls.