Goa Congress To Move Court Against Party Defectors Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte


Panaji: The Congress Party is exploring the possibility of moving Court against two of his MLAs, praying that the party defectors be barred from contesting elections for atleast six years.

Two Congress MLAs- Subhash Shirodkar from Shiroda and Dayanand Sopte from Mandrem had resigned from the party and as MLAs to join the BJP on October 16.

Congress spokesperson Jitendra Deshprabhu said that the party is exploring legal course by way of moving Court against the two former MLAs.

“The legal team is working on it. We will plead before the Court for a ban of at least six years from contesting the election. The party defectors need to be punished,” he said.

Meanwhile, the party has also threatened to move Court if government fails to release a health bulletin of the ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Deshprabhu demanded that a video message of Parrikar that he is fit and is proper condition to walk and talk be released to the public.

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