Recently Manohar Parrikar had announced the “mid-term performance review” of the entire MLAs of BJP Goa unit as a part of the assessment process to check the performance of BJP government in Goa. Today’s visit of the BJP party president Amit Shah to Goa was the first step towards that direction. The Goa state unit of BJP has left no stone unturned to make sure that today’s visit of Party’s national president Amit Shah remains the most memorable.
The city was decked to welcome the BJP party president Mr. shah with number of life sized cut-outs of Shah, arches and saffron flags have been erected around the city. Large hoardings and banners of the Bharatiya Janata Party displaying the images of Modi and Shah were also been erected along the route from Dabolim to Panaji.
This visit was the part of celebration of one year of Modi-led BJP government at the centre. Although the Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has termed it as a organizational review process of his government in Goa. “There will be no time for discussing other things,” he maintained, reiterating that there would be no deviation from this agenda. Incidentally, some of the BJP MLAs like Michael Lobo and Vishnu Wagh, who are annoyed over certain issues such as insensitive handling of minorities in Goa and marina project are expected to share their views on these issues with Shah.
According to the news published by local daily the chief minister said that this is the first time visit of shah after taking over as a national president of BJPand he is on national tour and Goa visit is a part of this tour. “During his Goa visit, Shah is expected to discuss issues such as membership drive of the party in Goa and the state level organizational changes in the party due soon.” He said.
“Our national president will meet the party workers, state executive members of BJP, legislators of the party and my cabinet ministers, with whom he will discuss the party’s organizational issues,” the Chief Minister told media. “Though I will be with Mr. Shah for the whole day but I will be not able to discuss any state related issues with him” said the CM, he ruled out the possibility of discussion of any state related problems with the party president as the same has been handled by the respective departments in the center and there is no need of discussing the state administrational problems with Mr. Shah.
The Chief Minister revealed that the national president will be addressing the public rally in the city and he is expected to enlighten the people about the party’s future plans of action in the country. Parsekar has denied the possibility of the speech in public meeting by the president on the present issue of mining in Goa.