Shiv Sena accuses BJP of political drama after Goa CM's death, says party didn't even wait for 'Parrikar's ashes to cool down'
In a scathing attack on the political drama between the BJP and its allies in Goa over the leadership issue, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday dubbed it as a terrible state of democracy, saying they did not even wait for late chief minister Manohar Parrikar's ashes to cool down.
Goa govt formation LIVE updates: Preparations are on at the Raj Bhawan for the swearing in ceremony of the next Goa chief minister, which was expected to be held at 11 pm.
Manohar Parrikar cremated with full State honours at Miramar beach; thousands pay tearful tribute to four-time Goa CM
Thousands of mourners on Monday gave a tearful tribute to Goa's four-time chief minister Manohar Parrikar as his body was cremated with full State Honour at Miramar beach
No clarity on Manohar Parrikar's successor: A look at how numbers stack up on decision about next Goa CM
With the death of Parrikar, the strength of 40-member Goa Legislative Assembly stands at 36. Earlier, three seats were vacant as BJP MLA Francis D'Souza passed away in February and two Congress MLAs had resigned in 2018.
Manohar Parrikar's funeral procession begins, thousands join cortege; Goa CM's last rites to be held at Miramar beach
The funeral procession of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar began in Panaji on Monday, with thousands joining the cortege to bid him a fond farewell
Goa Forward Party chief and Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai suggested on Thursday that the ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar wanted to resign, but the BJP high command vetoed it.
Goa political mess worsens: Calls for Manohar Parrikar to resign, BJP's leadership crisis, upset ally, displeased voters
Goa could face a statewide agitation in 48 hours if ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar does not step down from the post. The political crisis deepened after hundreds of residents, social activists and political leaders marched to his home and to demand his resignation.