Goa Municipal Election 2021 Results News Updates: Goa BJP chief Sadanand Shet Tanavade has congratulated party workers of two municipalies — Sanguem and Quepem — for party’s victory. “Congratulations to Team #Sanguem & #Quepem on their impressive victory! The results show peoples re-endorsement of leadership and trust in @BJP4Goa. My best wishes to the newly elected councillors in their new responsibilities and the challenges of the ward they are elected,” he said.
Counting of votes for five — Mapusa, Margao, Mormugao, Sanguem and Quepem — municipal councils is currently underway. In Margao, Goa Forward-backed candidates won in five seats while the BJP supported candidates emerged victorious in rest three seats.
Voting for these councils in Goa were held on April 23. As many as 402 candidates were in the fray for five councils. A total of 1,85,225 voters were eligible to cast their votes.
While elections were not fought on party symbols, all political parties, including BJP, Congress and Goa Forward Party have fielded their panels. The Goa Forward Party has forged an alliance with the Congress in Margao municipal council, while it fights against the BJP-led panel.