Cong-GFP claims victory in Goa elections, says BJP will be reduced to less than ten seats


Panaji: The Congress party in Goa on Tuesday claimed that their alliance with Goa Forward Party would be able to get majority on the floor of the House comfortably, while political rival BJP would be restricted to less than ten seats.

The elections for all the 40 seats of Goa Legislative Assembly was held on February 14. The counting of votes is scheduled on March 10.

Addressing a press conference, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee President Girish Chodankar said that the people have come out in a large number to vote against the BJP.

“Congress-GFP alliance will comfortably surpass the figure of 21 seats while BJP will be restricted to less than ten seats,” he said.

The Congress on Tuesday held meeting with all its candidates in Panaji to review the polling percentage in their respective constituencies. AICC Goa Desk Incharge Dinesh Gundu Rao and GFP chief Vijai Sardesai were also present for the meeting.

Leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat said that the party has managed to get maximum votes for the just-concluded election due to the efforts of its workers. “We cannot forget the mammoth work done by the party workers during the election. The entire credit goes to them,” he said.


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