The results of the Supreme Court ordered floor test on Thursday confirmed that BJP will be forming government in the state, led by former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar who was sworn-in as Goa Chief Minister on March 14.
In the Goa Assembly floor test 22 MLAs supported CM Manohar Parrikar, 16 MLAs opposed and one was absent.
Here are highlights as Parrikar addresses the media after winning the floor test:
Everyone voluntarily came and voted, none of them were kept in a hotel room or secluded common place as was the case of opposition: Parrikar
Wild allegations being made, those with coloured glasses make those allegations: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar
It is a government of coalition & decision in this regard will be taken by the coalition: Goa CM Parrikar on question of need of deputy CM
It was only hype possibly because there was a demand that was coming that Digvijaya step down as Gen secy: Manohar Parrikar,Goa CM
Digvijaya’s claims that they have numbers, debunked. Right from the beginning they didnt have numbers: Manohar Parrikar,Goa CM
We have proved before the people of India, we had support of 23 and we proved it on the floor of house: Manohar Parrikar,Goa CM