Panaji: Bharatiya Janata Party was leading in eight assembly segments after the first round of counting, Congress and Independents were leading in two constituencies each., AAP and MGP in one constituency each.
The Election Commission of India has released the results of first round of counting in 14 assembly segments. The BJP is leading in seven assembly constituencies including Panaji, Poriem, Valpoi, Aldona, Saligao and Porvorim while its chief minister Pramod Sawant was trailing his Sankhalim assembly constituency.
Two Congress candidates Dharmaesh Saglani (Sankhalim) and Rudolf Fernandes (St Cruz) are leading in the constituencies. AAP candidate Pratima Coutinho is leading in Navelim assembly segment. Independent candidate Savitri Kavlekar (Sanguem) and Dr Chandrakant Shetye (Bicholim) were leading, as per the website.