On 14 September former Goa chief ministers Digambar Kamath, Michael Lobo, Delilah Lobo, Kedar Naik, Sankalp Amonkar, Rajesh Faldesai, Alexo Sequeira and Rudolph Fernandez defected from the Congress and joined the BJP. After joining the saffron party, he also met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda in Delhi.
Digambar Kamath justified his decision by saying that it was God’s guidance that he decided to leave the Congress and join the BJP. This opinion of Digambara Kamat was criticized by the people of Goa. The public is openly expressing their displeasure with this report.