The Mamata Banerjee-led TMC has decided to contest the Assembly polls in BJP-ruled Goa, which is just a few months away.
In the 2017 Goa Assembly polls, the Congress had won the highest 17 seats in the 40-member House restricting the BJP at 13.
Arvind Kejriwal said that people returned with 'good vibrations' from a pilgrimage and added that the scheme, which was originally implemented by AAP in Delhi, would be replicated in Goa.
The BJP lost the Panaji seat to Congress candidate Atanasio Monserrate in the by-election held after the death of Manohar Parrikar in 2019.
If the BJP captured Goa’s political space left unattended by the Congress in 2017 after the polls, the Trinamool Congress became the early bird this time around, months before the state’s elections.
Surya said despite the entry of TMC and Aam Aadmi Party into the state, the people knew the ruling BJP was a "tried and tested model of politics".
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Meanwhile, Vijai Sardesai called Mamata as a symbol of regional pride and said GFP is also a regional party.
TMC Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra, senior leaders Saugata Roy, Babul Supriyo and Luizinho Faleiro were present when the document was released at Azad Maidan.
He said the "double engine" of BJP governments - in Goa and at the Centre - would help in the development of the state.
Chidambaram on Thursday expressed confidence that his party will win the Goa Assembly elections due next year and also the next Lok Sabha polls in 2024.
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TMC is likely to be formally announced its official entry into Goa politics on Monday with Faleiro scheduling a press meet.
TMC’s national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee announced that Bengal’s ruling party would enter the fray alone in the western state.
Gandhi gave this direction during a meeting of party leaders, which he chaired in New Delhi on Friday, Congress's Goa desk in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao said in a statement.
Dinesh Gundu Rao will tour the state and hold meetings with Congress block committees in all 40 constituencies to take a review of party at grass root level.