Goa election results 2022: BJP is all set to form the government in the coastal state after winning the elections. 3 independents, 2 candidates of the MGP who have also won, have extended support to the saffron party.
A day before Goa goes to elections, AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal has hit out at both BJP and Congress saying that once the results are announced on March 10, by March 11 all from Congress will join BJP. Watch Muqabla to know about the latest political updates in the state of Goa, Uttarakhand and UP as tomorrow will be another festival of democracy in these states.
After results are announced on March 10, by March 11 all from Congress will join BJP. So I appeal to the people of Goa who want to see the BJP lose, don't vote for Congress. Their vote will go wasted, it will go to the BJP. Give all your votes to AAP, says AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal.
The AAP national convener also slammed BJP for openly saying that they will form government at any cost and will buy MLAs.
Elections to all 40 Assembly seats in Goa are scheduled on Feb 14 and results will be declared on Mar 10.
Devendra slammed the Congress party, saying, "Congress has been a corrupt government and their interests in government has only been for corrupt 'raajneeti'."
Rahul Gandhi had held a meeting with General Secretary KC Venugopal and Senior Observer of AICC for Goa P Chidambaram through video conferencing.
The Election Commission has already announced the dates and all the political parties have started flexing their muscles in the poll-bound states -- Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Manipur, Goa and Punjab.
The Election Commission is due to hold assembly polls in five states -- Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa this year.
AAP has announced to contest all 40 seats in BJP-ruled Goa, where elections are due in next year.
The elections in Goa, where the BJP is currently in power, are due early next year. Addressing a BJP workers' convention at Valpoi Assembly constituency in North Goa, Nadda praised the Pramod Sawant-led Goa government for its performance.
Congress has appointed 10 vice presidents, 19 general secretaries, 34 secretaries, 21 executive members and 19 permanent invitees to the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee.
Talking about the assurances made by Congress, Rahul said, "My credibility is important to me. Unlike many other leaders, when I say something here, I will make sure it happens."
Talking to reporters during a press conference, the former Goa chief minister also said TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee would visit the state once the ongoing 15-day 'pitru paksh' period, which is considered inauspicious for launching new projects, gets over.
Shiv Sena's Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut also said that the Sena will contest 22 out of the 40 seats which make up the state legislative assembly.
Gandhi gave this direction during a meeting of party leaders, which he chaired in New Delhi on Friday, Congress's Goa desk in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao said in a statement.
During his stay in Goa, Kejriwal is scheduled to address a press conference and make important announcements during his visit to the poll-bound state.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said each family in Goa will get up to 300 units of electricity free per month if his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is voted to power in the state Assembly elections, due in February next year.
Goa Congress president Girish Chodankar on Friday said he has resigned from his post taking responsibility for the party's poor performance in the recently held Zilla Panchayat (ZP) polls.
The BJP won 17 out of the 25 seats of the North Goa Zilla Panchayat, while the party has won 14 seats out of the 23 seats of the South Goa Zilla Panchayat body.