Appointing a new Chief Minister would force the BJP-led government to face a floor test and prove its majority in the Assembly
The property spread across 45 acres is currently under minor renovation to comply with all the ITC's exemplary sustainability practises, it added.
The opposition party's claim comes at a time when Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar (62) is admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi for a pancreatic ailment.
The root of the current political situation can be traced back to the 2017 Goa assembly elections, when the BJP formed the government despite winning lesser seats than the Congress
BJP president Amit Shah has sent three senior members of the party -- B L Santhosh, Ram Lal and Vinay Puranik -- to Goa to take stock of the political situation in the coastal state in view of Parrikar's indisposition.
Goa is witnessing hectic political activity as Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been ailing since sometime, has been admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi.
BJP leader Michael Lobo has said that party emissaries would suggest to allies Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) that they should become part of the BJP.
Parrikar, who has been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment, is being examined by a team of doctors at the premier hospital.
Parrikar, 62, is currently undergoing treatment for a pancreatic ailment at a private hospital at Candolim in North Goa.
Deputy Speaker and BJP MLA Michael Lobo said he met Parrikar at the hospital and the chief minister was fine.
In a letter to governor Mridula Sinha, Goa Congress chief Girish Chodankar said in such a scenario, the Congress should get a chance to form the government, and the Assembly should not be dissolved before its term is over.
The party claimed that several people arrested recently in connection with the murder of rationalists and activists (in Maharashtra and Karnataka) were connected to such right-wing organisations.
Parrikar returned home on September 6 from the US, where he had gone for medical treatment in the last week of August. He was earlier in the US for nearly three months for treatment
He was seen walking out of the airport building before driving off. Parrikar underwent treatment in the US for a pancreatic ailment for nearly three months earlier this year.
Parrikar's treatment is complete and that is why he is returning, the official said.
Congress has been demanding that the government should be dismissed owing to Parrikar's absence and the ill-health of two other ministers
BJP rubbished the claim of opposition Congress that the administration has collapsed, and President's rule is needed
Congress' Goa spokesman Ramakant Khalap said the state is facing a "constitutional crisis".
"The chief minister will be back in Goa on September 8," state BJP chief Vinay Tendulkar told reporters here, adding that the chief minister will also attend the party's national executive meeting in Delhi the next day.
Parrikar, 62, underwent treatment in the US for three months earlier this year for a pancreatic ailment and returned in June. He went there again for a follow-up earlier this month.
The company is alleged to have illegally mined iron ore to the tune of 20,76,746 tonne during this period, according to the directorate of mines and geology (DMG).
Parrikar, 62, had flown to Mumbai on August 23 and was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital there.
The ministry is investing Rs 1,000 crore to build a cruise terminal in the Mumbai port area on the east coastline of the financial capital.
Parrikar (62) returned to Panaji from the US last evening. He had gone to the United States on August 10 for a follow up treatment.
The government has designated Imagine Smart City Development Ltd (ISCDL), a wholly owned government company and a special purpose vehicle (SPV), to bring about "smart urban infrastructural facilities", the official said.