State BJP today announced that the news making rounds on social media quoting Parrikar that he will return back as Defence minister if he loses Panaji bypolls is fake.

Titled as ‘Parrikar concedes defea’ the alleged fake news had quoted CM’s statement that if he loses in Panaji, he would return as Defence minister .

The party also filed formal complaint with Election Commission of India and Cyber Crime cell against the fake news.
“The news is absolutely fake and it is being circulated by Congress party,” alleged BJP. Congress on its part denied playing any role in it and stated that the party believes in positive campaigning.