At a press conference earlier today, Siddhanath Buyao, the member of the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee said that he fully supports the Margao Civic Alliance supported by the Congress and the Goa Forward Party and its panel for the upcoming Margao Municipal elections.
Buyao stated “now more than ever is the time to be politically united, and with Team Goa, the BJP virus across the state would be defeated.” Addressing reporters, Siddhanath pointed out that he earlier considered contesting from Ward no.6 which covers the locality of Sonsoddo in Fatorda. Buyao said “but in the interest of defeating the BJP, I am sacrificing from contesting and I fully support Pravin Naik, the Fatorda Forward candidate for the MMC Polls.”
The former Congress spokesperson said that he trusts the leadership of Leader Of Opposition Digambar Kamat and GFP President Vijai Sardesai and believes that this alliance of unity represents the strength and vision of Team Goa. He called on all voters and citizens of Margao to vote the ‘Margao Civic Alliance’ as an “absolute need of the hour.”
Buyao pointed out that “unity only can take us forward to progress, and we cannot allow the BJP to continuously divide Goemkars anymore.
Vijai Sardesai expressed his gratitude and welcomed Siddhanath Buyao’s statement on the call to unity in a tweet saying “the need of the hour is unity to oust the BJP, its panel & its candidates it has secretly put up! Dev Barem Korum to Siddhanath Buyao for expressing the predominant public sentiment in Goa and supporting our Fatorda Forward candidate Pravin Naik in Ward 6 and the Margao Civic Alliance for the upcoming MMC Polls.”
The GFP Chief said “we have brought to everyone’s attention the vision and commitment of Team Goa to ensure that political and social entities can unite to defeat the BJP. This is just the beginning of what Team Goa has to offer”. He added “the common principle is clear, we are together to save Goa now, and we will do all we can to ensure we liberate Goemkars from the anti-Goan BJP rule. I commend and welcome Siddhanath Buyao for embracing our pro-Goemkar alliance.”