[

Goa assembly election 2022 schedule

]

Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Goa

Goa assembly polls 2022 were held in a single phase on February 14. Forty assembly seats are spread over just two districts of the coastal state - North and South Goa. see more

Goa saw a voter turnout of nearly 79 per cent, with Chief Minister Pramod Sawant’s constituency -Sanquelim - registering the highest turnout.Goa election schedule 2022 was announced in January by the Election Commission at a time when the country was witnessing a surge in Covid cases with Omicron driving the third wave.

Goa candidate list has 301 leaders. Pramod Sawant-led ruling BJP is fighting for a second term, without the guidance of Manohar Parrikar for the first time in nearly two decades. The Congress, which was the single-largest party with 17 seats in the 40-member state assembly, has claimed it will win the state

The AAP, which has delivered impressive performance in civic polls, is also among the contenders. Amit Palekar is the face of the party.It will be interesting to see if Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress, whose efforts to remain visible on the ground have been noticed, is able to make a dent after an open rift with the Congress. The TMC is contesting the Goa election with the MGP, the state’s first ruling party.

Dominating the Goa assembly election news have been the defections and possibility of tie-ups between the opposition parties that are trying to forge an anti-BJP alliance before the 2024 national polls.

Goa election result will be out on March 10, along with four other states - Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Uttarakhand.

Poll Events Single Phase
No. of Constituencies (All 40 ACs)
Date of Issue of Notification 21-01-2022 (Friday)
Last date of making nomination 28-01-2022 (Friday)
Date of Scrutiny 29-01-2022 (Saturday)
Last date of withdrawal 31-01-2022 (Monday)
Date of Poll 14-02-2022 (Monday)
Date of Counting 10-03-2022 (Thursday)
Date of completion 12-03-2022 (Saturday)

[Goa Election 2022]

Kejriwal promises 1k monthly stipend for women in Gujarat

Updated on Aug 11, 2022 01:17 AM IST
Speaking at a town hall event in Ahmedabad, AAP boss Arvind Kejriwal also took a snipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comments on the culture of freebies in the country’s politics
AAP boss and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)
AAP boss and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.(ANI)

Gujarat polls: Cong has lost relevance, fight between AAP, BJP, says Kejriwal

Hitting out at the BJP over the recent hooch tragedy in Botad and Ahmedabad districts in which 43 people have died so far, AAP boss Arvind Kejriwal said liquor is sold in the open despite the prohibition law in the state.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is on a two-day visit to Gujarat ahead of the elections later this year. (PTI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is on a two-day visit to Gujarat ahead of the elections later this year. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2022 02:17 AM IST
By, Ahmedabad

Arvind Kejriwal promises to end ‘raid raj’ in Gujarat if AAP wins elections

Among other poll promises, Arvind Kejriwal said there will be doorstep delivery services like the ones in Delhi where people can get their ration card, electricity connections, water connections and other services delivered.
Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, was speaking at a town hall event in Jamnagar that was attended by traders and shopkeepers. (ANI)
Arvind Kejriwal, who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, was speaking at a town hall event in Jamnagar that was attended by traders and shopkeepers. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 07, 2022 03:27 AM IST
By, Ahmedabad

In message to Goa's Sawant after oath, PM recalls 'pro-people work' in 10 years

In the recently concluded assembly elections in Goa, the BJP emerged as the single largest party, winning 20 seats in the 40-member state Assembly.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates the newly sworn-in Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant in Panaji on March 28, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates the newly sworn-in Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant in Panaji on March 28, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2022 01:32 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Who is Ritu Khanduri? The first woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly

  • Daughter of former chief minister of Uttarakhand Major General (Retd) Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri, Ritu Khanduri won the 2022 assembly elections by defeating Congress' Surendra Singh Negi from the Kotdwar seat by a margin of 3,687 votes.
BJP's Ritu Khanduri is the first woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly. (Twitter/Ritu Khanduri Bhushan)
BJP's Ritu Khanduri is the first woman speaker of Uttarakhand assembly. (Twitter/Ritu Khanduri Bhushan)
Updated on Mar 26, 2022 04:36 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, New Delhi

UP: Brajesh Pathak sworn in as deputy CM, replaces Dinesh Sharma. Know about him

  • Known as a prominent Brahmin leader, Brajesh Pathak joined the BJP in 2017 after quitting Mayawati-led Bahujan Samaj Party. He won from Lucknow Cantt seat in both 2017 and 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Brajesh Pathak takes oath as the deputy chief minister in Uttar Pradesh government on Friday, March 25, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Brajesh Pathak takes oath as the deputy chief minister in Uttar Pradesh government on Friday, March 25, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 06:09 PM IST
By | Written by Sharangee Dutta, New Delhi

Yogi's new UP cabinet has 50 ministers with 31 fresh faces: Full list here

  • Yogi Adityanath swearing-in: Keshav Prasad Maurya and Brijesh Pathak were sworn in as the UP CM's deputies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and governor Anandiben Patel during the swearing-in ceremony in Lucknow.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath and governor Anandiben Patel during the swearing-in ceremony in Lucknow.(ANI)
Updated on Mar 25, 2022 05:41 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Pramod Sawant to stay Goa chief minister. BJP says he was elected unanimously

BJP leader Vishwajit Rane, who was understood to have aggressively lobbied for a chance to run Goa, formally proposed Pramod Sawant’s name at the BJP meeting on Monday.
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant will continue in the state’s top executive post, the BJP announced on Monday after a meeting of . (PTI)
Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant will continue in the state’s top executive post, the BJP announced on Monday after a meeting of . (PTI)
Updated on Mar 21, 2022 09:26 PM IST
ByGerard de Souza

Goa: Pramod Sawant stakes claim to form govt, to take oath as CM on March 23 

  • The announcement was made after the BJP held the much-awaited legislature party meeting. This will be the third straight term of BJP in Goa and the second term for Sawant
Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, Goa acting CM Pramod Sawant during a meeting in Panaji on Monday. (ANI photo)
Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, Goa acting CM Pramod Sawant during a meeting in Panaji on Monday. (ANI photo)
Updated on Mar 21, 2022 08:30 PM IST
By, New Delhi

‘Obvious first choice...’: Pramod Sawant likely to return as Goa chief minister

Goa BJP leaders revealed that Pramod Sawant is the ‘obvious first choice’ for the Goa chief minister’s post.
Pramod Sawant on Wedndesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi along with state BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade. (ANI)
Pramod Sawant on Wedndesday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi along with state BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 02:19 AM IST
ByGerard de Souza
SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Friday, August 12, 2022
Start 15 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now