Rebels make Goa parties wobble ahead of polls
Congress, the party which stands to lose most by the rebellion factor, is battling rebels in more than 10 out of the 33 constituencies it is contesting. Goa assembly has 40 seats.
Vijay Sardesai, who was one of the contenders for a Congress ticket from the Fatorda constituency, has filed his candidature as an independent and said his criticism of the 'family first' policy of the Congress when it came to ticket distribution killed his chances as a contender.
"They have targeted me for speaking against tickets being given to the family members of sitting legislators," Sardesai said.
Other Congress rebels who are likely to contest as independents or on the tickets of regional parties include Francis Fernandes (Siolim), Naresh Sawal (Bicholim), Armindo Braganza (Mapusa), Rudolf Fernandes (St Cruz), Venkatesh Dessai (Valpoi), Govind Gawde (Priol), Ramakant Borkar (Cortalim) and Savio Countinho (Margao).
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy criticised the Aam Aadmi Party for taking support from the Congress. Swamy said that the AAP has committed suicide by opting for an alliance with the Congress.
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