This time the political scenario of Goa’s assembly election differs from 2017 due to one major fact-BJP is contesting on all 40 seats out of which 12 candidates are fielded from the Catholic community. Here is what we know so far-
Out of 40 candidates in the list, 37 are male candidates and 3 are female candidates.
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3 male candidates who lost by a margin of 4.13% to 20.57% have been given the tickets for the upcoming assembly election.
10 sitting MLAs who won the 2017 assembly election with a margin range of 0.81% to 41.84% were given the tickets once again. CM Pramod Sawant, two-time MLA from Sanquelim constituency, is contesting from the same constituency in the upcoming assembly election.
BJP introduced 11 new candidates out of which 9 are male candidates and 2 female candidates.
There are overall 16 candidates, 15 male and a female candidate, who switched their allegiances to BJP. They include 10 INC candidates, 3 MGP candidates, 2 independent candidates, and 1 UGP candidate.
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