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Goa BJP to felicitate Amit Shah on April 9 for party victory in assembly elections

The BJP, which finished second in the state, winning 13 seats in Goa managed to form the government under Manohar Parrikar after cobbling up an alliance with regional forces besides getting three Independent MLAs to back them.

india Updated: Mar 28, 2017 13:30 IST
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BJP president Amit Shah at a rally in New Delhi.
BJP president Amit Shah at a rally in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

BJP president Amit Shah would be felicitated in Goa on April 9 after the party, under his leadership managed to grab power in four of the five states which went to polls recently.

BJP Goa unit would be felicitating Amit Shah on April 9 for leading the party and forming the government in four states after the recently held assembly elections,” party’s Goa unit president Vinay Tendulkar told PTI on Tuesday.

He said a public meeting would be organised at Campal ground here which will be attended by more than 30,000 people.

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will also be present for the function, he said.

This would be Shah’s first visit to Goa after the February 4 Legislative Assembly elections.

The BJP, which finished second in the state, winning 13 seats in Goa managed to form the government under Manohar Parrikar after cobbling up an alliance with regional forces like Goa Forward and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party besides getting three Independent MLAs to back them.

After the assembly elections to five states, the BJP bagged overwhelming majorities in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Whereas in Goa and Manipur, it managed to steal a march over the Congress by stitching up crucial alliances and formed the governments.