Goa CM loses Mandrem seat to Congress

Panaji, Mar 11 (IANS): Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar lost the Mandrem assembly seat by a margin of nearly 5,000 votes to Congress rival Dayanand Sopte.

While Parsekar exited the counting Centre in Panaji without speaking to reporters, Dayanand Sopte dedicated the victory to his party workers and said that the people were unhappy with Parsekar's work.

"The margin of nearly 5,000 votes shows that the people were unhappy with the CM's work," Sopte said.



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  • Michael Noronha, mysore

    Tue, Mar 14 2017

    There cannot be a better answer from the electorate rejecting the BJP in the defeat of its incumbent CM. Still, they form the Government. What a shame!!!

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