Congress constitute election committee, appoints Girish Chodankar as chairman

State Congress president Girish Chodankar has been appointed chairman
Congress constitute election committee, appoints Girish Chodankar as chairman
Goa Predesh Congress Committee has been appointed as the chairman of Goa election Committee on Tuesday, November 17, 2021Gomantak Times

The Congress party on Tuesday constituted a 14-member election committee for Goa ahead of assembly elections in the state.

State Congress president Girish Chodankar has been appointed chairman of the committee while other members are AICC In-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao, Former Chief Ministers Pratap Singh Rane, Francisco Sardinha and Digambar Kamat along with Pramod Salgaonkar, R.K. Khalap and M.K. Shaikh.

Meanwhile, the All India Congress Committee (AICC) secretary in charge of the Goa, Dinesh Gundu Rao said on Monday, "(We are) in discussion with NCP, MGP, Goa Forward. They are in discussion with us. All of them are feeling that this BJP government has to go. But ultimately an alliance requires proper alignment, but that has to play out properly."

In the run-up to the 2017 state Assembly polls, the grand old party had a loose understanding with several independent candidates who eventually supported the BJP thatr formed the government.

Rao also said that Congress continues to be the main opposition party in the state, stating that the party was also ready to contest polls in all 40 Assembly seats if need be.

Goa Predesh Congress Committee has been appointed as the chairman of Goa election Committee on Tuesday, November 17, 2021
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