Panaji: Polling is being held for 40 assembly seats in Goa today. There are 301 candidates trying their luck in the election. Let us know that more than 11 lakh voters of the state will write the fate of these candidates today. The credibility of Goa CM and BJP leader Pramod Sawant, leader of opposition Digambar Kamat, former chief minister Churchill Alemao, Ravi Naik, Laxmikant Parsekar, former deputy CM Vijai Sardesai is at stake in this election.
At the same time, late Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's son Utpal Parrikar is pitted against Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) CM face Amit Palekar. Goa recorded 44.58 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm. The Sanquelim assembly seat, the seat of CM Pramod Sawant, recorded the highest turnout of 54 per cent, and many polling booths in Goa have been beautifully decorated to motivate more and more people to vote.
In Goa, polling will be held in 40 seats on Monday. Meanwhile, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) chief ministerial candidate Amit Palekar cast his vote in Goa. At the same time, Goa CM Pramod Sawant said, "PM Narendra Modi has called me in the morning and wished me well. We are hopeful that the BJP will return to power in Goa again. I am confident that we will get more than 22 seats this time. This time too, the people will vote for the BJP.''