Panaji: The AAP has fielded candidates in 21 constituencies on the “Broom” symbol for the forthcoming ZP elections. 7 of AAP’s candidates, i.e. 33%, are women, and further, 23-yr old Ashwarya Fernades from Colva is the youngest among all candidates in all constituencies.
After final list of candidates was announced after scrutiny and withdrawals, the party was approached for support by independent candidates in various constituencies where there was no party candidate on “Broom” symbol. After reviewing these requests, the party has currently decided to extend support to independent candidates in the following constituencies:
1) Taleigao: Cecille Rodrigues (Aeroplane)
2) Davorlim: Abdul Kadir Shaikh (Aeroplane)
3) Velim: Taumaturgo Rodrigues (Camera)