Parrikar — a reluctant defence minister and called the “weekend Chief Minister”, whose famous remark of preferring fish curry to butter chicken was seen as indication of him wanting to return to Panaji — desperately needed those coconuts to return to power.
At 31 minutes, this was perhaps Prime Minister Modi’s shortest election speech this season —- he asked the crowd to vote for stability, for good governance, and appealed them to give the BJP a “comfortable” majority.
I am proud I am standing in his karmabhoomi today. Manohar Parrikar’s Goa. He came from Goa to Delhi. In Delhi, he ensured that when a neighbouring country like Pakistan attacks, we are in a position to reply,” Smriti Irani said.
The decline has been very pronounced in Mumbai — one of the top realty markets in the country — at 39 per cent for registration of properties compared to 29.9 per cent across the state in eight registration circles.