Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) boss Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said talks are on with “like-minded parties” to give a joint battle to expel BJP from power in the following month’s Assembly decisions in the seaside state.
“NCP pioneer Praful Patel, Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut are conversing with nearby Congress pioneers there,” Pawar told the media.
There is a typical reasoning that BJP ought to be crushed there and talks are in the works with similar gatherings, he said.
“Our craving is that parivartan (change) is required in Goa. There is a need to expel the BJP from power there,” he said.
The NCP boss said his party would challenge resulting decisions in Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Goa.
“The BJP might want to challenge the decisions on common lines, however I am sure that the electors won’t acknowledge it,” Pawar said.
On cases of safety slip by during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Punjab visit, Pawar said, “The PM’ post is a foundation and his security is the obligation of the Center and the state. Fundamental consideration should be taken with regards to PM’s security.” — PTI