2012 Goa Assembly Vidhan Sabha Election Results

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  1. Singh

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    Please Discuss Goa Assembly / Vidhan Sabha Election Results here.
     
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    BJP+ -5
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    BJP+ leads on 7 seats
    Cong+ Leads on 4 seats
    Others Leads on 1 seats
     
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    BJP leads on 8/14 seats. :cool:
     
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    Parties Leads Results
    BJP 9 0
    Congress 2 0
    Others 4 0
    Total 15 0
     
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    Seems this is going for BJP
     
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    Trend for less than half the seats has been revealed. Lets see the final tally.
     
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    The channels are stating that BJP will form the Govt.
     
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    from results(wins+lead) so far. Looks like BJP is looking at comfortable win
     
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    BJP wins 19 seats and is leading in 1 more out of the 38 places where the counting has been done.... Looks like BJP will form the next govt... :)
     
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    With the trends coming in, there is little left to discuss.

    8 Catholic candidates and MGP alongside!
     
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    So does this win make BJP less communal to our media?
     
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    BJP is trying to keep itself relevant!
     
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    Well, actually Goa has 75% Hindu and 25% Catholic population, so giving 8 tickets to Catholics is actually giving away almost half the number[BJP on its own won 21/40 i.e. past halfway mark on its own, MGP added few more; Congress at single digit with 9]. So I dont know what can be more secular than that.

    I think most parties are trying to make their support base more inclusive out of necessity. Mayawati had to make her party `sarvajan` from `bahujan` and that paid rich dividends in 2007. Akhilesh Yadav spoke about how their support base now includes more than their M-Y combine. Akali dal has fielded 8 Hindus in Punjab. This is what they said -


     
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    Final tally: (40)

    BJP+ = 25 (BJP-21, MGP-3, Supported Ind -1)
    Cong-9
    Goa Save Party -2
    Others-4

    BJP will form the government on own. 1st time in last couple of decades, One party got full majority on it's own. Good to know that, 3-4 Catholic also won on BJP ticket.
     
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    EDIT: Sorry, this seems to be 5 and not 8. Not seeing edit button since yesterday, is it only my system ?
     
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    Actually, I think it is high time India rises over caste and religion and instead focus on upliftment of society as a whole.
     
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    BJP gets Goa Catholic vote

    Panaji, March 6: The Congress’s worst performance since first coming to power in Goa in 1980 has translated into the BJP’s best showing here, giving the party a simple majority of 21 seats in the 40-member House.

    Although the BJP has yet to make a formal announcement, it will most likely choose Panaji legislator Manohar Parrikar as chief minister. Outgoing chief minister Digamber Kamat resigned immediately after the Congress failed to touch double figures, stopping at nine.

    The BJP’s victory is being attributed to a 20 per cent swing in the Catholic vote. The party’s strategy of fielding six Catholic candidates and supporting three Independents paid off in the fight against Congress candidates representing the community. All six won, as did two of the Independents.

    “The minorities have stood firm by the BJP this time. We gave them a good share of the tickets and went out of our way to include every caste and community, taking all sections with us,” Parrikar told The Telegraph.

    He said people had “voted to save Goa” and that the Congress had lost credibility. “For us, the best part is that we were able to overcome the minority distrust of the BJP,” he added.

    The BJP had pulled out all its hardline outfits, including the Hindu Janajagruti, from overt public activity months ahead of the poll as part of a strategy to portray itself as a party for every community. Leaders known to be hardliners were not part of the Goa campaign at any stage of the election process.

    The Congress blamed its rout on the Opposition’s strategy rather than its own failures when it was in government. “The Opposition created a wave through its unprecedented use of the media,” said Congress leader Ravi Naik, one of the big losers.

    On the swing in the Catholic vote towards the BJP, Naik said: “It is a worry for Goa and they (Catholics) will learn very soon what they have opted for.”

    A relentless campaign to catapult corruption as the key issue and the Congress its chief perpetrator saw eight ministers of the erstwhile Congress-led government bite the dust.

    Outgoing chief minister Kamat retained his Margao Assembly segment, but PWD minister Churchill Alemao and his brother Joaquim Alemao, also a minister, lost their seats in the once impregnable Congress bastion.

    The Alemao siblings, who had fielded a daughter and a son respectively on Congress and NCP tickets in the face of flak for seeking to foist a “family-raj regime” on Goa, didn’t win either.

    Several other Congress heavyweights lost, including Dayanand Narvekar and former chief minister Wilfred de Souza. The lone ranger was Pratapsing Rane, a Congress chief minister for 17 years. He retained his Poriem seat for a tenth Assembly term. Rane’s minister son Vishwajit won in Valpoi.

    Vishwajit’s insistence on tickets for some last-minute defectors from the BJP, however, cost the Congress dearly. Two rebel Congress candidates who contested as Independents in these seats emerged victorious.

    Jennifer Monserrate of the Congress will be the lone woman in the Assembly this term. She won the Taleigao seat, while husband Atanasio won in neighbouring Santacruz.

    In most constituencies, the battle was between the two candidates representing the main parties. Others in the fray, including the Trinamul Congress, barely earned votes beyond the hundreds.
     

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