The man the BJP once described as a ‘key suspect’ in the Louis Berger case is now a senior minister in its own government.
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.
Government instability, rampant corruption in the mining sector and tourism reforms are a few concerns that the AAP hopes to address if they come to power in Goa.
‘There were many inquiries like this to probe the mining scam, drugs scam, casino scam, but the truth is the government did not take a single one to its logical conclusion’