Panaji: Firm on its decision to contest the upcoming by-elections in Panaji assembly constituency, Atanasio ‘Babush’ Monserrate is likely to resign from Goa Forward Party (GFP) by today evening.
GFP is an alliance partner in the BJP-led coalition government and is not in favour of Monserrate contesting by-election.
Monserrate told GNH that his resignation is under drafting.
“I will resign as chairman of Greater Panjim Planning and Development Authority today,” he said.
“Later in the evening or tomorrow morning, I am resigning from GFP,” he confirmed.
When asked whether he is likely to join Congress, Monserrate, refusing to make direct comment stated “I have friends in all party and let me see”.
Congress party has already started to woo Monserrate for candidature.