Why did 8 Goa Congress MLAs join BJP, what will be the benefit to CM Sawant?

BJP Vs Congress: The recent defection in Goa Congress has effectively turned the ruling BJP government in the state into an opposition-less government. Congress has got a big setback in this political upheaval, but the question in people’s mind is why BJP made such a dent in the opposition.

Equation of Goa Legislative Assembly

Pramod Sawant’s hand behind defection?

Vishwajit Raan threatens Sawant!

After leaving the Congress in 2017, Rane joined the BJP and was inducted into Manohar Parrikar’s cabinet. After Parrikar’s death, the BJP chose Sawant as the chief minister for the rest of the term. Everyone in the political circles of Goa is aware of Vishwajit Rane’s ambitions. He was the Health Minister in the previous cabinet and won the election from Valpoi constituency by a good margin. His wife Deviya Rane was also elected MLA from Porim on a BJP ticket.

The picture of CM Sawant was not put in the advertisement

, Amit Shah, JP Nadda and Devendra Fadnavis, but Pramod Sawant was not.

Deviya even told media persons that Vishwajeet is a worthy contender for the chief minister’s post as he "An experienced politician in the last 15 years" Huh. However, he clarified that the final decision would be taken by the party high command.

Real reason for the inclusion of 8 Congress MLAs

Political experts do not rule out the possibility of Vishwajit Rana’s rebellion against Sawant in future. If that happens, Sawant will need to keep enough numbers in his hands to save the government. This is the reason why 8 Congress MLAs have been included in the party. There is also a possibility of a reshuffle in the Goa cabinet next week. Some ministers will be removed and some new faces from Congress will be sworn in as ministers.

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