As per the new release by the CMO on Monday, Mr Parrikar who is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer is better now. Mr Parrikar was discharged from AIIMS Delhi yesterday and had get back to the medical set-up at his residence. The statement released even shared that the Chief Minister of Goa had even chat with his family member this morning. Mr Parrikar’s health had improved and doctors had recommended taking rest for a week.
GFP president and minister Vijai Sardesai, an ally in the coalition in Goa asked the Saffron Party President to guarantee for full-term government in the state.
He said “People of Goa are also watching them because national parties need to keep their word. If they don’t keep their word, people don’t trust them. Now the onus is on them and they will have to fulfil their commitment to ensure that this government completes the full term…,” in a video statement.
He even cleared that CM would not resign from his designation and all the rumours which were spread were completely bogus. He added that Mr Parrikar would complete his five-year tenure. He made the statement after having an interaction with BJP MLAs, state BJP chief and MP Vinay Tendulkar.
Congress has been demanding for the resignation of the Goa Chief Minister due to his ill health.
The Goa state holds 40-member Assembly in which Parrikar grabbed the support of 23 MLAs.
Out of 23 MLAs, the Parrikar Govt consists of 14 BJP MLAs, three each from the GFP and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) as well as three Independents.
Mr Parrikar met Goa BJP’s core committee members and minister from the coalition partners to explore ways for the proper functioning of the government in his absence, at AIIMS on Friday.
Congress which demanded the resignation of Mr Parrikar is the largest single party with 16 MLAs.
Leaders who met ailing Chief Minister informed that no changes would be introduced in the leadership in the state.