Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee president Pratima Coutinho on Friday joined the Aam Aadmi Party within the presence of its nationwide convener Arvind Kejriwal.
Goa Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee vp Beena Shantaram Naik was appointed rather than Ms Coutinho.
“Really happy to welcome one of the most dynamic young leaders of Goa Pratima Coutinho @adv_coutinho to AAP. Goa wants change, Goa wants young leaders like her to represent the Aam Aadmi of Goa,” Mr Kejriwal tweeted.
When contacted, Ms Coutinho mentioned she was damage and upset with the dearth of management and infighting throughout the Goa Congress, including that the AAP was rising as a substitute within the coastal state.
Ms Coutinho had just lately contested the Navelim Zilla Panchayat bypoll and was defeated by Independent candidate Edwin Cipru Cardoso.