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Goa Elections 2022: Amit Shah to visit poll-bound state on January 30

By Shgun S -- January 30, 2022 9:34 am -- Updated:January 30, 2022 9:38 am

Ahead of crucial assembly elections in Goa, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit the coastal state on Sunday where he will address three public meetings and launch an umbrella campaign, informed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Goa chief.

"Union Home Minister Amit Shah to visit South Goa today. After a public meeting at Sun Grace Garden, Ponda and Sharda Mandir Multipurpose Hall, Sanvordem, which will be broadcasted digitally, we'll launch an Umbrella campaign in Vasco," Sadanand Shet Tanavade, chief of Goa BJP stated.

Ahead of elections, BJP has nominated ITS candidates on all 40 seats in the Goa assembly.

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The coastal state of Goa will go to the assembly polls on February 14. The counting of votes will be done on March 10.

In 2017, BJP had won 13 seats and Congress grabbed 17 in the 40-member assembly.

The saffron party had formed an alliance with Goa Forward Party (GFP), Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) and two Independents, after which they had claimed a majority in the 21 seats in the 40-member house.

This year, Aam Aadmi Party, Trinamool Congress, BJP, Congress, MGP, GFP among others will be contesting the Goa assembly elections.

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-PTC News

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