Speaker’s verdict on Congress, MGP petitions likely on April 20

The speaker of the Goa legislative assembly, Rajesh Patnekar, on Thursday issued notices to Congress president Girish Chodankar and MGP’s senior leader Ramkrishna ‘Sudin’ Dhavalikar to be present in his chamber on April 20 in the disqualification petitions filed against 10 former Congress MLAs and two ex-MGP MLAs. Patnekar is likely to pass an order on April 20, on both disqualification petitions.