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Goa Election 2022: BJP Wins 20 Seats, Says MGP & Independents Lending Support

Catch all the live updates on the Goa Assembly 2022 election results here.

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Goa Election 2022: BJP Wins 20 Seats, Says MGP & Independents Lending Support
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With the counting of votes for the Goa Assembly elections coming to a close, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 20 seats in the 40-seat Assembly.

BJP’s Goa in-charge Devendra Fadnavis claimed that MGP, which has won two seats and three independents, has given the party letters of support.

Meanwhile, Congress finished with 11 seats, while AAP managed to win two seats.

Snapshot
  • BJP's Pramod Sawant narrowly wins Sanquelim

  • Congress leaders Digambar Kamat and Michael Lobo have won from Margao and Calangute seats respectively

  • Independent candidate Utpal Parrikar lost in Panaji

  • Goa Forward Party's Vijay Sardesai lost in Fatorda

  • All 40 seats of Goa had gone to the polls in a single phase on 14 February

  • The BJP's Pramod Sawant, the Congress's Digambar Kamat, and AAP's Amit Palekar are the key contenders for the chief ministerial post

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6:56 PM , 10 Mar

MGP and Independent MLAs Supporting Us: Fadnavis

BJP’s Goa in-charge Devendra Fadnavis claimed that MGP, which has won two seats and three independents, has given the party letters of support.

“We've won 20 seats. Two MGP MLAs along with three independents have also lent us support. So now we are 25 MLAs strong. There is a possibility that more candidates will join us. We are certainly forming the government in Goa," Fadnavis said.

6:32 PM , 10 Mar

Following Goa Victory, BJP Addresses Press Conference 

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5:55 PM , 10 Mar

BJP Leaders Congratulate Pramod Sawant


Published: 10 Mar 2022, 7:05 AM IST
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