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Down to 4 MLAs, another exit likely for Goa Congress

Left with solely 4 MLAs within the 40-member Meeting after senior chief Luizinho Faleiro joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the Congress in Goa could also be in for the exit of one other legislator, it was learnt on Saturday.

Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco, Congress MLA from Curtorim, might think about becoming a member of the Aam Aadmi Celebration (AAP), sources mentioned.

The AAP has been aggressively campaigning within the state for a couple of yr, and TMC is a current entrant in Goa’s electoral politics because the social gathering tries to increase its footprint past West Bengal.

Lourenco couldn’t be reached for a touch upon Saturday.

Requested about Laurenco’s attainable transfer to AAP, Dinesh Gundu Rao, AICC Goa desk in-charge, mentioned: “Every kind of rumours (are) being unfold by individuals who wish to create extra confusion. I don’t suppose I ought to be responding to wild rumours.”

Days forward of Faleiro’s exit, the Congress had dismissed speak of his exit, calling it “rumours”.

In a social media submit about work carried out in his constituency, Lourenco wrote on September 30: “Our work goes on, no politics matter, nor being sidelined by my social gathering issues. Our folks and our obligation first. God’s blessings with us totally and we are going to take proper selections on the proper time as soiled few leaders destroyed our progress…now time for good selections no private agenda however giving my folks higher productiveness shall be our motto…”

State convenor for AAP Rahul Mhambre mentioned there was no “formal dialogue” with Lourenco. “We’ve been holding discussions with like-minded folks from different events. Equally, such a dialogue might have been held with him (Lourenco). There is no such thing as a formal choice on this,” he mentioned.

Sources mentioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who’s AAP’s nationwide convenor, is prone to arrive in Goa on Monday.

In the meantime, former India footballer Denzil Franco and Goa Boxing Affiliation vice-president Lenny D’Gama joined the TMC on Saturday. Trinamool MLA and Bengal minister Manoj Tiwary, a former India cricketer, and social gathering MP Prasun Banerjee, a former India footballer, have been current on the event.

D’Gama was India’s solely boxing official on the current Tokyo Olympics.

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