New Delhi, Mar 7: The ruling BJP is unlikely to emerge victorious within the recently-held meeting elections in Goa, as per the polls. Out of eight, solely three polls have indicated that the saffron social gathering would possibly get extra seats than its rival social gathering Congress within the 40-member meeting.
Nonetheless, no social gathering is crossing the 21-seat mark to independently kind their authorities on their very own. AAP and others are anticipated to play a key function in forming the following authorities within the coastal state, if we’ve to go by the polls.
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The only-phase polling was held on February 14 in Goa for the 40 meeting seats which handed off peacefully with no untoward incident being reported from any a part of the state.
Electoral destiny of 301 candidates have been locked in EVMs which shall be opened on March 10 for counting.
The principle contest in Panaji lies between Utpal Parrikar, son of the late chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who’s contesting as an Unbiased after the BJP denied him a ticket, towards sitting BJP MLA Atanasio Monserrate.
Over 11 lakh individuals have been eligible to solid their votes in Goa. They included 9,590 individuals with disabilities, 2,997 aged over 80 years, 41 intercourse staff and 9 transgenders.
Goa witnessed a multi-cornered contest with the entry of the Aam Aadmi Get together (AAP) and the Trinamool Congress (TMC). Native Maharashtravadi Gomantak Get together, which has tied up with TMC, and the Goa Ahead Get together, which stitched an alliance with Congress, are additionally within the fray towards the ruling BJP.
The NCP and Shiv Sena have additionally fielded candidates.
Story first revealed: Monday, March 7, 2022, 22:56 [IST]