Goa Congress boss leaves after gathering’s defeat in zila parishad surveys

Goa Congress

Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar has ventured down from the post assuming the liability for the gathering’s inauspicious presentation in the Zila Parishad decisions, individuals acquainted with the advancement said.

A Congress functionary said he has been approached to proceed on the post till his substitution is named. Chodankar, 53, was designated the Goa Congress boss in April 2018, supplanting veteran pioneer Shantaram Naik.

In the just closed Zila Parishad decisions, the Congress confronted a close defeat, winning only four of the 37 seats it challenged. The decision Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) cleared the surveys, winning 33 out of 49 seats.

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) likewise opened its score, winning one seat. The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) won three seats, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) one, and free thinkers seven.

Since the outcomes were proclaimed, Chodankar had experienced harsh criticism from his Congress associates for the helpless show in the surveys that were charged as semi-last before the gathering races in 2022.

Congress gathering’s Lok Sabha part from South Goa, Francisco Sardinha, asserted that no senior chief was counseled with respect to the choice of competitors.

Previous Goa Congress president Ravi Naik additionally censured Chodankar for the failure and requested his renunciation from the post.

Chodankar had before offered his abdication not long after the gathering’s failure in the 2019 Lok Sabha races to impart responsibility to Rahul Gandhi who had ventured down as the Congress president.

Then, the name of Congress lawmaking body party (CLP) pioneer and previous boss clergyman Digambar Kamat as the new state unit president is doing the rounds. A Congress functionary said if Kamat is named as the state unit boss, Curtorim lawmaker Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco could supplant him as the CLP pioneer.