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Cong will win Goa elections in 2022, LS polls in 2024: Chidambaram

Congress veteran P Chidambaram on Thursday expressed confidence that his occasion will win the Goa Meeting elections due subsequent yr and likewise the subsequent Lok Sabha polls in 2024.
Chidambaram, who’s the AICC Goa ballot in-charge, was addressing occasion employees after inaugurating the state election marketing campaign workplace in Panaji.
“Let me say one factor from historical past…whoever wins Goa wins Delhi. In 2007 we gained Goa…in 2009 we gained Delhi. In 2012, we sadly misplaced Goa, in 2014 we misplaced Delhi. In 2017, you (referring to occasion employees) gained Goa, however our legislators misplaced Goa,” he stated, whereas noting that the Congress was defeated within the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
The previous Union minister stated this time, his occasion is shifting ahead with braveness and confidence and “will win Goa in 2022 and Delhi in 2024”.
Within the 2017 Goa Meeting polls, the Congress emerged as the one largest occasion by successful 17 seats within the 40-member Home. However, the BJP at the moment cast an alliance with some regional outfits and unbiased legislators to type authorities.
The Congress presently has solely 4 legislators within the state.
Chidambaram stated, “The historical past is ours…we’re starting right now on an auspicious day and our workplace has been inaugurated by a helpful statesman and former chief minister Pratapsingh Rane.”
Addressing the Congress employees, he stated they need to bear in mind the “golden years” when Goa moved ahead, progressed and developed within the fields like industries, faculties, faculties and roads. “We are going to convey again that golden age of Goa, starting 2022. I want you go ahead with braveness and confidence,” he stated to the Congress employees.
Chidambaram additionally stated Goa won’t be colonised by “some political occasion”. “Goa can’t turn into a political colony of any invader. Goa will likely be ruled by Goans. Goa is of Goans, by Goans and for Goans. Goa will likely be dominated by Goans,” he stated, with out naming any political outfit.
Notably, former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro give up the Congress final month and joined the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress.
Chidambaram stated the Congress has offered earlier than the state the faces of its leaders. And within the days forward, the occasion will provide you with extra younger leaders, together with from amongst ladies, Schedule Tribes, fishermen group and Dalits, to control Goa, he stated.
Chidambaram additionally stated he will likely be guiding the occasion employees on tips on how to convert election workplaces into “vibrant election workplaces”. “Each block committee could have an workplace and each block committee workplace will operate because the block election marketing campaign workplace,” he stated.
He additionally stated that they’d spent sufficient time on planning and discussions and now’s the time to exit within the discipline and begin the work. “Between now and 100 days from now, there will likely be elections. I don’t know the date of elections, however let me rely a 100 days from right now. On a regular basis we should transfer ahead, win extra hearts and minds,” he stated.
The Congress ought to win extra votes and ship a reputable message to the entire of Goa and the nation that the coastal state will see the Congress authorities in 2022, he stated.

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