New Delhi: In Goa, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Manipur, the battle of assembly elections has started. Like other parties operating in the state, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also geared up in view of this election. In this sequence, AAP’s national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will announce the party’s CM face in Goa on Wednesday. Aam Aadmi Party has made this information public through its official Twitter handle.
Let us inform that earlier on Tuesday, Kejriwal had forwarded the name of Bhagwant Singh Mann as the chief ministerial candidate of Punjab.
Let us tell you that like every time, this time again voting will be held in one phase in Goa. Voting in Goa will be held on February 14. Whereas along with other states, votes will be counted here on March 10. The last time elections were held in Goa in a single phase in 2017.
Let us tell you that the term of the 40-seat Goa Legislative Assembly ends on March 15. The last assembly elections in the state were held in February 2017. Congress emerged as the single largest party by winning 17 seats, but it could not form the government. BJP won 13 seats and was successful in forming the government with the help of MGP, GFP and two independent MLAs. Manohar Parrikar became the Chief Minister of Goa, but after the death of Manohar Parrikar on 17 March 2019, Dr. Pramod Sawant was made the Chief Minister of the state.
2017 assembly election
Total Seats- 40
Congress – 17
first published:Jan. 18, 2022, 10:10 p.m.