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Blurred Lines: Sena's Sanjay Raut Plugs Son Of BJP's Manohar Parrikar


Support Manohar Parrikar's Son In Goa Polls, Urges Sena's Sanjay Raut

Utpal Parrikar is the son of late BJP veteran Manohar Parrikar, the ex Chief Minister of Goa. (File)

Panaji:

Non-BJP events should assist Manohar Parrikar’s son Utpal Parrikar if he contests subsequent month’s Goa election, Shiv Sena chief Sanjay Raut appealed at this time in a tweet, calling it a “true tribute” to the BJP veteran.

Utpal Parrikar, who’s in his father’s social gathering BJP, is reportedly upset over hints that the social gathering plans to area former minister Atanasio “Babush” Monserrate from Panaji, the seat held by Manohar Parrikar for 25 years. He has talked about contesting as an unbiased candidate, if it involves that.

“If Utpal Parrikar contests Unbiased from Panaji seat, I suggest all non-BJP events together with Aam Aadmi Celebration, Congress, Trinamool Congress and Goa Ahead Celebration ought to assist his candidature and never area a candidate towards him. This can be a real tribute to ManoharBhai!,” Sanjay Raut tweeted this morning.

Final week, Utpal Parrikar hit out on the BJP management in Goa and stated he wouldn’t settle for his father’s seat going to somebody with a legal file.

“The form of politics that’s taking place in Goa, I can not tolerate it. It isn’t acceptable to me. Are they suggesting that solely winnability is the factors (and that) integrity would not matter? Character would not matter? And you’ll give the ticket to an individual who has legal antecedents and we’ve to take a seat house quietly?” Utpal Parrikar informed reporters.

“This isn’t solely about Panaji. What is occurring in Goa politics will not be acceptable. It has to vary. Which is what I’m attempting,” he had stated.

Mr Parrikar was reacting to the feedback of BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis.

“Manohar Parrikar did a whole lot of work to determine the BJP in Goa. However no one will get a ticket within the BJP simply because they’re the son of Manohar Parrikar or some chief. If they’ve labored, they’re thought-about. I can not take a call relating to this. Solely our parliamentary board can take this resolution,” Mr Fadnavis had stated on Utpal Parrikar.

Manohar Parrikar, a three-time Goa Chief Minister and the BJP’s prime chief within the seaside state, died in workplace in 2019. He held the Panaji constituency for 5 phrases.

Within the byelection, Babush Monserrate received as a Congress candidate however later, he switched to the BJP.

Utpal Parrikar, an engineering graduate, has been open about his want to contest from Panaji. He has been assembly folks and has additionally visited temples over the previous few months, whereas declaring that he’s able to combat polls.



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