With its numbers in the 40-member assembly swelling to 27, the BJP is no longer dependent on its allies, including Goa Forward party and Independents.
After the 2017 assembly polls, a hung assembly had emerged, with Congress winning 17 and BJP 13 seats.
He recalled that in 2009-10, 18 MLAs, including some ministers, had "opposed" the then chief minister BS Yeddyurappa of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but he had not resigned.
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The party had formed government in a post-poll alliance with 37-member JD (S) in May past year after the Assembly polls threw up a hung House. "Some people, including national leadership of the BJP were also there", Sardesai said, adding that Goa Forward's support had not even "budged an inch" during political turmoil in Goa earlier this year, which followed when Parrikar was bedridden with cancer.
Chikkodi MLA and chief whip of the JD (S)-Congress coalition government Ganesh Hukkeri had on Thursday issued a whip to party MLAs to attend the Assembly session to pass the finance bill.
Sardesai and his two other MLAs, all of whom are ministers, face removal from the cabinet.
Amid the ongoing political turmoil in Karnataka, the Congress and the BJP have made a decision to move their legislators to different hotels in the city after the Assembly proceedings on Friday.
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The Congress meanwhile dispatched its Secretary in-charge of Goa A. Chellakumar to take stock of the situation.
The ten lawmakers will be introduced to Amit Shah and JP Nadda, who is the BJP's working president.
Over the last two years, 15 MLAs, including 13 of the Congress, have joined the BJP.
He went on to say that it is "unnecessary" to give importance to Tourism Minister Sa Ra Mahesh's "casual meeting" with BJP leaders at the new building of KK guesthouse, managed by KSTDC, which comes under his portfolio.
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