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The BJP's Francis D'Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar have been ailing for some time and are admitted at hospitals.
Parrikar is refusing to resign and they have no courage to ask for his resignation, because of the Rafale deal, because it is a huge scam, Goa Congress president Chodankar alleged.
The BJP chief said so in a tweet following a discussion with the Bharatiya Janata Party's core group team from Goa.
The Congress chief alleged that Nirmala Sitharaman, Manohar Parrikar and Arun Jaitley had not signed the contract and that they were all lying to protect Prime Minister Modi
The Manohar Parrikar government in Goa is on course to "die a natural death" and the Congress will form the next government in the state, the opposition party's state in-charge A Chellakumar claimed.
Parrikar is currently being treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for advanced pancreatic cancer.
The Congress, which is the single-largest party with 16 MLAs, has staked claim to form the government in the coastal state.
Leader of opposition in the state Chandrakant Kavlekar said his party was waiting for a response from the governor, who had assured them that she would get back on the issue in three-four days.
The BJP’s organisational secretary Ram Lal who was sent to Panaji by party chief Amit Shah as central observer, exuded confidence that the ruling alliance in the state was stable.
Sources in the hospital said that although Parrikar is not critical, he was under observation.
Goa Congress, along with its 14 MLAs, met the Governor today and staked claim to form government in the state.
BJP president Amit Shah has sent three senior members of the party to take stock of the political situation in the coastal state in view of Parrikar's indisposition.
The Parrikar-led government is ruling the state with the support of the Goa Forward Party (GFP), the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and Independents.
'High time' Goa CM Manohar Parrikar gives charge to seniormost minister: Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party
According to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources, Parrikar is scheduled to undergo a series of tests in the afternoon at the AIIMS.
Sources stated that Parrikar had Friday spoken to BJP president Amit Shah over phone, who enquired about his health.