Panaji, Mar 29 : Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday admitted that campaigning for the elections without former Chief Minister Late Manohar Parrikar would be difficult but said that people would vote for BJP as homage to the former defence minister.
Speaking to reporters in the city, he said people would vote for the party as a mark of respect for Parrikar and it would help the party to win both the seats.
"Without Parrikar, the campaigning is quite difficult for us, we know that. We are going into elections without Parrikar for the first time. But the people of Goa are with us. Alliance partners are with us," the Chief Minister.
He claimed that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government at the Centre had spent Rs 15,000 crore on infrastructure development in the state which includes National Highway, bridges, upcoming international airport etc.
Elections in Goa are scheduled to be held on April 23, 2019. (UNI)