In Goa, the presence of Aam Aadmi Party has upset the conventional poll dynamics and the BJP as well.
With campaigning reaching fever pitch in Goa, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, BJP chief Amit Shah and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will address public meetings today in the poll-bound state.
Rahul Gandhi will be addressing a public meeting in Mapusa at 4 pm. He had earlier addressed a rally in Fatorda, near Margao, on December 17.
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In what could indicate a rift in the Congress party ahead of the February 4 poll, a party office-bearer, who on Tuesday burnt an effigy of AICC General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, has been awarded party ticket to contest the Fatorda seat in South Goa district.
Recent ticket allocations by BJP and Congress came as a shocker for many of their stalwarts in Goa who are now in the fray either as independent candidates or have withdraw from the election campaign in the run up to the State Assembly polls.
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