The consequence of the Bihar meeting elections urged that division of votes will occur in future polls if the Congress continues to take different events without any consideration, senior NCP chief Praful Patel mentioned right here on Sunday. He additionally instructed reporters that outcomes of polls held in Bihar and different states indicated that the Congress ought to take different events alongside and “understand the ground reality”.
Addressing a press convention after inaugurating the Goa NCP workplace right here, Patel mentioned the Sharad Pawar-led occasion was keen to forge an alliance with the Congress and different like-minded events in upcoming Goa Assembly elections. “But if such alliance doesn’t materialise, the NCP is ready to contest polls on its own and form a government (in Goa),” he added.
In recently-held Bihar polls, the BJP-JD(U) mix managed to retain energy by defeating the RJD-led grand alliance in a decent contest. The poor displaying by the Congress, which was a part of the ‘mahagatbandhan’, affected the general electoral efficiency of the alliance.
“Results of the elections held in Bihar and other states have clearly demonstrated that Congress and other parties should be broad-minded enough to understand the reality and take other parties along. “If the Congress takes different events without any consideration, it’s going to result in a division of votes,” the former Union minister said.
Speaking on the Goa assembly elections, due in 2022, Patel claimed that many leaders of other parties are in touch with him since the last few weeks. “We are very certain that even when it involves contesting elections alone, we may have good candidates together with some sitting MLAs,” he said.
Patel said the NCP, which has one MLA in the 40-member Goa House, has been expanding its base in the coastal state. “We are going to determine all of the constituencies and begin working for the subsequent meeting elections. We are at present in a superb place in no less than 7-Eight constituencies.
We need to construct our personal power on the idea of which we’ll contest,” he added. The NCP is part of the Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities in Maharashtra.