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Election Fee of India has introduced the polling dates for the upcoming Goa Legislative Meeting elections. The Election Fee took to social media to launch some particulars concerning the elections to be held in Uttarakhand, Manipur, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh on January 10 as properly.
In keeping with the Election Fee, polling will probably be held within the state on February 14, by which all 40 seats will go to polls on the identical date. The final date for submitting nominations for Goa 2022 elections is January 21. The outcomes of the elections will probably be declared on March 10.
In keeping with the Election FeeGoa can have 1,722 polling stations within the election. A complete of 11,56,762 voters are eligible to vote within the upcoming elections.
The upcoming meeting elections guarantees to be a troublesome struggle for the BJP because the Trinamool Congress has additionally entered the electoral race this time. Via the Goa elections, the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC goals to cement its declare because the principal opposition occasion towards the Narendra Modi authorities. It goals to increase its electoral footprint after a landslide victory in final yr’s West Bengal elections.
The ruling occasion can be dealing with challenges from the Congress occasion and Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Celebration.
In addition to this, the Nationalist Congress Celebration, the Goa Ahead Celebration and the Goa Su-Raj Celebration are additionally vying for seats.
A number of MLAs switched sides forward of the elections, lowering the energy of the Meeting to 34 seats. Congress occasion has seen most variety of MLAs leaving.
The Congress, which had emerged as the only largest occasion within the 2017 state elections with 17 seats, is now diminished to 2 seats.
Some notable names who left the occasion lately embrace Alexo Reginaldo Lourenco and former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro, who each joined the TMC. Additionally, Congress chief Ravi Naik joined the BJP.
The BJP additionally noticed its leaders Alina Saldanham, Michael Lobo, Pravin Zante and Carlos Almeida leaving the occasion. In keeping with Hindustan InstancesLobo is the third Christian chief from the state to stop the BJP, accusing the occasion of fixing its model of functioning after the demise of former chief minister Manohar Parrikar in 2019.