Party with three MLAs that campaigned on anti-saffron platform will now join hands to bring the BJP back to power.
Meanwhile, the BJP’s incumbent chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar and five of its ministers lost their seats.
The BJP is campaigning fervently to hold on to Goa after its break with Sudin Dhavlikar and the MGP, while a fractured Congress, AAP and independents contest over small electorates.
With a Zumba dancer, mining activists and single parents as candidates, AAP is defying prejudices in the upcoming Goa elections.
Manohar Parrikar has roped two Congressmen into the BJP whom he had accused of being corrupt in the past.