Manohar Parrikar's health: BJP starts search for new CM candidate in Goa

Amid reports that Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's health had worsened, the Congress on Saturday staked claim, asking Governor Mridula Sinha to "dismiss" the BJP-led government which it said was in a minority. The party also said it "anticipates that numbers of the BJP may further dwindle".MLAs and core committee members of the Goa Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday met to discuss the political situation rising out of the health condition of Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Parrikar has been suffering from a pancreatic ailment. His health had deteriorated earlier in the day sparking hectic political activities across parties in the coastal state.