The counting of Goa Zila Panchayat seats is underway at 15 notified centers across the states. The election was held on only 48 constituencies as polling in Navelim seat in south Goa was canceled due to the death of a candidate. The result will be declared by the end of the day today.
Goa state election commission revealed that only 58.43 percent of voters cast their votes in the North Goa district and 55 percent of voters in the South Goa district. There is a total of 50 Zilla Panchayat seats in the state but polling went on only 48. In one constituency, the election has been canceled due to the death of a candidate and in another, BJP candidates won unopposed.
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has put 43 candidates on 48 seats while its main rival Congress nominated candidates for 38 seats. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) had fielded candidates for 17 seats each. There were 79 Independent candidates who have tried their luck in the luck.
Goa Zilla Panchayat Election 2020: Seat Wise Results
- BJP won 13 seats, Congress 2, Independent 5, and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) 1.
- BJP candidate Manisha Mahesh Naik wins from North Goa’s Aldona
- BJP candidate Shanu Shankalu Velip wins Cola seat
- BJP candidate Shramesh Sukdu Bhosle wins from Betqui-Candela
- Suvarna Tendulkar wins Sanvordem seat
- Diksha Dilip Kanolkar, a BJP candidate, wins Sirsa seat
- Mahesh Anant Sawant, a BJP candidate, wins from Karapur-Sarvan
- Congress candidate Assuciana Rodrigues wins Nuvem seat
- Anjali Gajanan Naik of BJP wins from Taleigao
- Independent candidate Antonio Vas elected from Cortalim
- BJP candidates Ulhas Yeshwant Tuenkar wins from Davorlim and Umakant Gawde from Usgao-Ganje
- Shidharth Shriniwas G Dessai, a BJP candidate, wins in Xeldem
- Ranganath Kalshavkar, Independent candidate wins from Arambol
- Independent candidate Kavita Kiran Kandolkar wins Colvale seat
- BJP candidate Sanisha Toraskar wins in Siolim
- Shiny Emilda de Oliveira, the Congress candidate, wins from Santa Cruz
- Domnic Miguel Gaonkar, an Independent candidate, wins from Raia
- Independent candidate Pradip Shantaram Revodkar wins from Latambarcem in Bicholim Assembly constituency.
- BJP candidate Sagun Sitaram Vadkar wins from Honda
- Devayani Devidas Gawas of BJP wins Querim seat