“I felt I should speak with Arun Jaitley, and called him around 9.30 pm... He said that if any party comes with the numbers, it has to be considered. So that settled it,” said Goa Governor Mridula Sinha.
Many residents of Bangali Tola reaffirm their faith in the BJP, although they are upset that the party has denied the Varanasi South ticket to Shyamdeb Roy Choudhury, a seven-time MLA widely known as “Dada”.
Jaitley, who has even earlier attacked Congress over dynastic politics, further said, “Parties which adopt dynastic succession as an alternative to merit-based leadership creation, suffer from a natural disadvantage.