Decision on Legislature Party Leader to be taken at right time
However, speaking to ‘PTI’ on Sunday, a Congress leader on the condition of anonymity said, ‘We have not received any invitation for the meeting after counting of votes so far.’’ Elected Congress MLA Michael Lobo said the decision on the legislature party leader was “at the right time”. will be taken.
He said, ‘‘Congress will have to inform the House about its leader when the session is called for the trust vote for the Chief Minister.’’ Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar was not available for comment while another senior party leader claimed that the elected members were divided between Digambar Kamat and Michael Lobo as their leader.
Mobilization for a position not doing
Lobo denied mobilization for the post of Leader of the Opposition. He said, ‘‘I am not mobilizing for any post. If the party high command gives me the responsibility, I am ready to accept it.’’ Former Chief Minister Kamat has been elected from the Margao assembly constituency, while Lobo has won from Calangute seat. Lobo, a former minister in the BJP government, left the party in January this year and joined the Congress.