- Cong has given 11 tickets to the families of Churchill Alemao, Joachim Alemao, Pratapsingh Rane, Ravi Naik, the Monserrates, the Madkaikars
- Congress is in poll alliance with NCP, which has got seven seats. So one-third of the Congress’s 33 tickets have gone to families of three former chief ministers and two ministers.
The people of Goa, which goes to the hustings on March 3, seem trapped between some bad political options and the deep sea: the choice is between the clan-ridden Congress and the BJP, with which the sizable Christian population is uncomfortable. The Congress, in the public mind, is associated with six powerful clans. Now, people even have an acronym for it—the MMAARR...