A meeting was held in Calangute to discuss and further strengthen the block congress in the village of Calangute.Large number of congress workers from Calangute village were present for the meeting.North Goa Congress President Mr.Vijay bhike was present for the meeting along with Congress central party observer Rajesh.
All the three congress ticket aspirants namely Agnelo Fernandes(Ex-MLA),Anthony Menezes(Panch member Calangute ) and Joseph Sequeira( Ex-Sarpanch) were present for the meeting and assured the people that they would unitedly work for the party irrespective of whosoever gets the congress ticket.Stating that each of them were staking claim for the congress ticket but it is for the party high command to decide who should get the ticket.But irrespective whosoever gets the ticket they shall not ditch the party and shall stand firmly and unitedly with the party and ensure the victory of the party candidate.The congress workers present for the meeting unanimously also decided that they shall work wholeheartedly and tirelessly and support any of these three ticket aspirants only and they shall in no way work for any outsider or imported candidate who may plan to join the party on the eve of elections.
It was decided that all the three congress ticket aspirants from the constituency along with the congress workers shall start their door-to-door visit shortly in the next month ,and try to hear the grievances of the people.They assured the people that no force shall be able to divide their unity and people should not get carried away by false rumours.It was also decided that the people from the constituency who want to become members and further strengthen the party and believe in the ideology are free to join the party.
Calangute block President Mr.Benedict D’Souza block president said that Senior Congress leader Shri.Rahul Gandhiji would be visiting the state and there shall be a programme on October 30th wherein Rahul Gandhi would address the people and all the congress supporters and well-wishers.The block president invited and requested all congress leaders,workers,supporters,well-wishers from Calangute constituency to attend the programme in large numbers.
All the congress workers and supporters were enthusiastic and unanimous in their decision to support any of those three congress ticket aspirants.
With this unity ,the congress party is all set and rejuvenated to ensure to regain the Calangute constituency seat in the forthcoming assembly elections.