Panaji: NCP leader Praful Patel on Saturday announced the party will fight the coming Goa assembly polls in alliance with Congress.

Patel, who held a series of meetings with local leaders here including ticket aspirants, said the party would contest seven seats and support Congress in other constituencies.

 "We are going to have a pre-poll alliance with Congress. We will continue our association with Congress," he told reporters.

Goa will go to polls on March 3.