1. AAP announces four more candidates for Goa polls

AAP announces four more candidates for Goa polls

Aam Aadmi Party today announced four more candidates for upcoming Assembly elections in Goa, taking the number of contestants to 25.

By: | Panaji | Published: November 23, 2016 1:29 AM

Aam Aadmi Party today announced four more candidates for upcoming Assembly elections in Goa, taking the number of contestants to 25. The list announced today includes names of anti-Mopa airport activist Siddharth Karapurkar who will contest from Navelim constituency, currently represented by BJP-backed Independent MLA Avertano Furtado.

Another AAP candidate is former Quepem municipal council chairperson Manuel Colaco who will be fielded from Quepem seat, currently held by Chandrakant Kavlekar of Congress.

Journalist-turned-politician Pradeep Padgaonar will be in the fray as AAP nominee from Saligao constituency which is represented by incumbent Tourism Minister and BJP leader Dilip Parulekar.

Also on the party’s list is social activist Prakash Naik who will contest from Cumbharjua constituency, currently held by Congress’ Pandurang Madkaikar. AAP had announced to contest all 40 seats in the coastal state, where elections are due next year.

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