Cong, BJP, AAP & CPI to contest both Goa seats

PTI, PANAJI | 26 March 2014 22:08 IST

National parties and other regional political outfit are contesting polls from the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa.

The parties' names became clear after deadline for filing nominations ended today. 

The BJP, Congress, AAP and CPI filed their nominations from both North Goa as well as South Goa constituencies, while the Trinamool Congress has fielded its candidate only from the South Goa constituency. 

Regional outfit like the Goa Democratic Front (GDF) and the Goa Su-Raj Party are contesting only from one constituency each. Both the parties are contesting parliamentary elections for the first time. 

BJP sitting MP Shripad Naik from the North Goa constituency is pitted against Congress' Ravi Naik, AAP's Dattaram Desai and CPI's Suhas Naik. 

The GDF, which is a newly-formed political outfit has fielded its president Dayanand Narvekar as its candidate from North Goa. 

In South Goa, the Congress refused a ticket to sitting MP Fransisco Sardinha and fielded Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco as its candidate, while the BJP has fielded its general secretary Narendra Sawaikar and AAP has fielded Swati Kerkar. 

CPI's union leader Raju Mangueshkar is contesting from South Goa. 

The Trinamool Congress has fielded former Goa chief minister Churchill Alemao, who resigned from the Congress recently, in the South Goa constituency, while the Goa Su-Raj party has fielded its youth leader Savio Rodrigues. 

The NCP already has a pre-poll alliance with the Congress in both North Goa as well as South Goa. is now on Telegram & also Youtube. Kindly subscribe for free & remain updated.

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Congress Is Dead. AAP has replaced Congress as a Secular Party.

- Jose Rod, Goa | 27 th March 2014 13:42


BJP = (1) 2 Years Became And 35 Thousand Crores Recovering Procedure Has Not Yet Began (2) Mopa Airport = Land Scam = Corruptions.

- Jose Rod, Goa | 27 th March 2014 13:41


AAP Does Not Support Mopa Airport And Illegal Mining. AAP Wanted The Mining Income To Go In The Hands Of Goans Through Swaraj Act. AAP Wanted The Corrupt Government Officers To Go In Jail For Asking Bribes And Not Delivering Within Time Limit. AAP Wanted To Pass Jan Lokpal Bill (Included Citizen’s Charter Act.

- Jose Rod, Goa | 27 th March 2014 13:40


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