Goa Polls: BJP allows Sripad Naik to contest

The party had earlier turned down Naik’s request to enter the state politics which led him to express his reluctance to campaign for the March 3 polls. the BJP central leadership has finally allowed its Goa MP Sripad Naik to contest next month’s Assembly polls.

BJP president Nitin Gadkari said that Naik, Lok Sabha MP from North Goa, would be contesting state polls. He will be a candidate of the BJP-MGP alliance ,” Gadkari said after announcing the pre-poll alliance between his party and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party.

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