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Goa Election Results 2022 Highlights: BJP All Set To Score Hattrick, Gets Support From MGP

Election Results 2022: The ruling BJP is seeking a third straight term in power in the coastal state

Goa Election Results 2022 Highlights: BJP All Set To Score Hattrick, Gets Support From MGP

Goa Election Results 2022: Goa BJP celebrates poll results


Exuding confidence, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form a government in the state. He said BJP has the support of three Independents and also Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP).

Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis reiterated that his party will take the three independents and MGP along to form the next government in Goa.

The ruling BJP is seeking a third straight term in power in the coastal state. Party leaders will be meeting the Goa Governor to stake claim for the government formation.

Along with Goa, counting of votes were held for four other states - Punjab, UP, Manipur and Uttarakhand.

Here are the Highlights on Goa Election Result 2022:

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Mar 10, 2022 22:21 (IST)
Mar 10, 2022 22:04 (IST)
Mar 10, 2022 21:30 (IST)
Mar 10, 2022 20:12 (IST)
Mar 10, 2022 19:30 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Who Is Amit Palekar? AAP's Goa Chief Ministerial Face Who Lost His Seat

Amit Palekar, the Aam Aadmi Party's chief ministerial candidate in Goa, has lost the elections to Rodolfo Louis Fernandes of the Congress. He finished third with 4,049 votes in the St Cruz Assembly constituency in North Goa District. Read more

Mar 10, 2022 19:17 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Priyanka Gandhi On Congress Flop Show
In a series of tweets in the evening, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the party has been unable to "convert our hard work into votes".

"The vote of the people is paramount in a democracy. Our workers and leaders worked hard, formed the organization, fought on the issues of the people. But, we were not able to convert our hard work into votes," read one of her tweets.
Mar 10, 2022 19:01 (IST)
Goa Assembly Elections 2022: Can't Say If Pramod Sawant Will Become Chief Minister Again: Goa BJP's Vishwajit Rane
Amid ongoing counting of votes, BJP leader and Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane on Thursday said that he cannot predict whether Pramod Sawant will become the next Chief Minister of the coastal state and called it a "sensitive question".
Mar 10, 2022 18:41 (IST)
Goa Election Results: MGP extends support to BJP
We've won 20 seats. MGP has also given us a letter of support. 3 independent MLAs have also supported us. So now we are 20+3+2 =25. There is a possibility that more candidates will join us. So we are forming the government, says BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis
Mar 10, 2022 18:36 (IST)
PM Modi to address BJP workers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address BJP workers from the Party Headquarters in Delhi at around 7 pm
Mar 10, 2022 18:19 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Goa has rejected outsiders, says Vishwajit Rane
BJP leader Vishwajit Rane on Thursday said the people of Goa have rejected "power-hungry outsiders". Mr Rane won from Valpoi assembly constituency while his party had won at least 20 seats by evening after counting of votes for Assembly elections began.

Mar 10, 2022 18:05 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Grateful to the people of Goa, tweets Amit Shah
Mar 10, 2022 17:50 (IST)
Goa Election Results: MGP will be allying with BJP in Goa, says Devendra Fadnavis
Exuding confidence in forming a BJP government in Goa, Devendra Fadnavis said that Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) would also be allying with BJP in Goa along with other Independent candidates.
Mar 10, 2022 17:31 (IST)
Goa Election Results: BJP wins 20 seats
BJP wins 20 seats, Congress wins 9 & leads on 2, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak and AAP win 2 each, Goa Forward Party and Revolutionary Goans Party win 1 each & Independent 3
Mar 10, 2022 17:25 (IST)
Party will decide the Chief Ministerial Candidate, Says Pramod Sawant
We now even have the support of the 3 Independents and also MGP. They are giving us support, so we are taking their support. As for CM candidate, that is something that the party leaders and party workers will decide, said Pramod Sawant
Mar 10, 2022 17:02 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Congress On Goa Election Results
Mar 10, 2022 16:52 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Want to thank Goa for the love and affection, says P Chidambaram
We accept the verdict of the people of Goa. Our candidates fought a good election and fought against several obstacles. The people have voted BJP to power and we accept that, says P Chidambaram
Mar 10, 2022 16:39 (IST)
Goa Elections 2022: We failed to get blessing of people, says Congress
The results of 5 states have come against the expectations of the Congress party but we accept that we failed to get the blessings of the people. Sonia Gandhi has decided to convene Congress Working Committee meeting soon to introspect the results: Congress leader RS Surjewala
Mar 10, 2022 16:34 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Trends at 4.30 pm
Mar 10, 2022 16:11 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Congress Addresses A Press Conference
Mar 10, 2022 15:57 (IST)
Election Results 2022: "Humbly accept the people’s verdict," says Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Mar 10, 2022 15:46 (IST)
Goa Election Results: TMC's flop show in Goa
The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC), which contested the Goa Assembly elections for the first time this year, failed to make a mark in the coastal state.

As per the latest data of the Election Commission of India (ECI), the TMC was not leading in any seat in Goa, where counting of votes was underway on Thursday.
Mar 10, 2022 15:37 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Tweets, Expresses Gratitude
Mar 10, 2022 15:24 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: Goa Not Up For Grabs, We've Got The Numbers Now, Says BJP
Goa election results 2022: The Goa BJP today said it would meet with the Governor this evening to stake claim to form government
Mar 10, 2022 15:11 (IST)
Goa Election Results: People have shown faith in PM Modi, says Devendra Fadnavis
We will get 20 seats or even 1-2 seats more. People have shown faith in PM Modi. Independent candidates are coming with us. MGP is also coming with us and taking all together, we will form our govt: BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis
Mar 10, 2022 14:55 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Celebrations at BJP office in Panaji
Mar 10, 2022 14:38 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Will continue to serve people of Goa, says TMC
We accept this mandate with all humility. We commit ourselves to work harder to earn the trust and love of every Goenkar. No matter how long it takes, we will be here and we will continue to serve the people of Goa, says TMC
Mar 10, 2022 14:22 (IST)
Manohar Parrikar's Son Loses In Panaji, But BJP Winner Has A Complaint
Utpal Parrikar, son of former Defence Minister Late Manohar Parrikar, lost to the BJP's Atanasio Monseratte, popularly known as Babush.
Mar 10, 2022 14:09 (IST)
Goa Election Results: BJP claims support of three independents
BJP claims support of three independent candidates in Goa - Antonio Vas, Chandrakant Shetye and Alex Reginald

Mar 10, 2022 13:58 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: According to sources, oath taking ceremony in Goa will take place on March 14
Mar 10, 2022 13:49 (IST)
Goa Election Results: AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal tweets on election results
Mar 10, 2022 13:37 (IST)
Goa Election Results: As Congress trails, party workers stage protest blaming EVMs
 After the Congress' poor performance in all five states where Assembly elections were held, party workers staged a protest outside the party's headquarters, alleging that democracy was being "murdered" through EVMs.
Mar 10, 2022 13:27 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: Dr Chandrakant Shetye, an independent candidate from the Bicholim constituency declares support to Bharatiya Janata Party
Mar 10, 2022 13:21 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Trends at 1.17 pm
Mar 10, 2022 13:02 (IST)
Goa Election Results: BJP will form the government in Goa, says Pramod Sawant
BJP will form the government in Goa; we will take MGP and independent candidates with us, says Goa CM and BJP leader Pramod Sawant
Mar 10, 2022 12:46 (IST)
AAP Claims Win In First Goa Seat, Against Key Trinamool Candidate
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed its first victory in Goa in the 2022 polls, with party leader Atishi saying that AAP's Captain Venzy Viegas has emerged a winner in Benaulim.
Mar 10, 2022 12:33 (IST)
Goa Election Results: EC lifts ban on victory processions
The Election Commission on Thursday lifted the ban on victory processions during the counting of votes and declaration of results in the five states where elections were held.

In a statement, the poll panel said keeping in mind the current status of COVID-19 in these states, it has "decided to relax the guidelines on victory processions during and after the counting and has withdrawn the blanket ban on victory procession." 

Mar 10, 2022 12:23 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: BJP leaders to meet Goa Governor
Bharatiya Janata Party leaders to meet Goa Governor P.S.Sreedharan Pillai today to stake claim for government formation in the state
Mar 10, 2022 12:16 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Three faces are leading in their respective seats
Mar 10, 2022 12:03 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Utpal Parrikar disappointed with results
As an Independent candidate it was a good fight, I thank the people. Satisfied with the fight but result is little disappointing," says Utpal Parrikar, son of late Manohar Parrikar
Mar 10, 2022 11:53 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: BJP Supporters Celebrate In Goa
Mar 10, 2022 11:45 (IST)
Goa Election Results: BJP Leads In 19 Seats
As per the latest trends for all the 40 Assembly seats in Goa, BJP was leading in 19 seats, while Congress was ahead in 10 seats. MGP was ahead in 4 seats, AAP in two and Goa Forward Party and Revolutionary Goans Party ahead in one seat each. Independents were ahead in three seats.
Mar 10, 2022 11:35 (IST)
Goa Elections 2022: Goa BJP's Vishwajit Rane, Leading, Chokes Up, Thanks PM Modi
Vishwajit Rane, BJP leader and minister in the incumbent government in Goa, was seen crying in joy as he left a polling station in Valpoi segment, where is leading with a margin of over 7,000 votes in early trends.

"This is a credit to Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) and all he has done for the people of Goa. This is a victory of the people. The Congress and other parties have only fooled the people," said Mr Rane, seated in his car as his supporters raised slogans demanding that he be named Chief Minister.
Mar 10, 2022 11:25 (IST)
Goa Election Results: We will sweep this Goa election, Says BJP Leader
We will sweep this Goa election. People have rejected scamsters, outsiders. They have voted for a party that works for the people of Goa, said BJP leader Vishwajit Rane
Mar 10, 2022 11:13 (IST)
Congress Staring At Another Debacle, Leader Talks Of "Revamp, Rewiring"
As the Congress stared at a defeat today in Punjab, Uttarakhand and Goa, a senior party leader talked about a "revamp and rewiring" after the latest in a series of election debacles.
Mar 10, 2022 11:04 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant Now In Lead
The incumbent Chief Minister Pramod Sawant is leading by over 300 votes so far in Sanquelim Assembly seat, official data at 10:30 AM said
Mar 10, 2022 10:41 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Trends At 10.40 am
Mar 10, 2022 10:34 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: BJP Leading In 18 Seats
BJP leading in 18 seats, Congress- 12, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak-5, Aam Aadmi Party-1, Independent-2 as per early EC trends
Mar 10, 2022 10:23 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant trailing
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant was trailing behind the Congress candidate in Goa's Sankahlim seat on Thursday, as per the latest trends.

Congress candidate Dharmesh Saglani was leading over BJP leader Sawant by 446 votes, as per the Election Commission of India's website.
Mar 10, 2022 10:16 (IST)
Goa Election Results: How BJP and Congress candidates currently stand
Mar 10, 2022 10:09 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Latest Trends Show Congress leading in 15 seats, BJP in 13
The Congress was leading in 15 Assembly seats of Goa, while the BJP was ahead in 13, as per the latest trends available of 38 out of the 40 seats in the state.
Mar 10, 2022 09:52 (IST)
BJP is leading in 13 seats at the end of round one of counting, Congress leading in 7, MGP in 2, AAP in 1, and Independents in 2, as per early trends
Mar 10, 2022 09:44 (IST)
"We'll Be Single-Largest In Goa": Congress Leader
"I had said one month ago that I would put Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand in the Congress kitty. Then, after the exit polls, I said, 'unfortunately, Punjab is a disappointment but I will stick by what I had said about Uttarakhand and Goa'. I would be surprised if we lost Uttarakhand. We will be the single-largest, though in the hung situation, in Goa," said Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi.
Mar 10, 2022 09:30 (IST)
Goa Election Results: A Congress candidate watches the election result from a hotel In Madgaon
Mar 10, 2022 09:17 (IST)
Goa Election Results: BJP takes lead in early trends
Mar 10, 2022 09:05 (IST)
Election Results 2022: Ready For One Nation, One Election, Says Poll Body Chief Sushil Chandra
One Nation One Election is a good suggestion, but this will need a change in the Constitution and it is to be decided in parliament. The Election Commission is fully prepared and is capable of conducting simultaneous elections, said CEC.
Mar 10, 2022 08:55 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Trends at 8.48 am
Mar 10, 2022 08:39 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: Goa Congress Goes To Supreme Court Over 2017 Defections
The Congress's Goa unit has approached the Supreme Court over the defection of its 10 MLAs to the BJP in 2017. In 2017 Goa assembly polls, the Congress had 17 MLAs and BJP 13 MLAs. Then 10 Congress MLAs joined BJP in October 2019.

The Congress's request for disqualification of the MLAs who had defected was rejected by the Speaker as two-thirds of the MLAs had merged with BJP. The Speaker's decision to reject the Congress's request was also upheld by the Bombay High Court.

Now the Congress has filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the high court order
Mar 10, 2022 08:26 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: BJP Confident Of Victory
BJP candidates have expressed confidence in the party's win by a majority in Goa.

Atanasio Monserrate, BJP Panaji MLA said that there are no second plans, no alliances for the party, "We are very confident that we will win the polls".

"There is no in case; we will win the election and Pramod Sawant will be the Chief Minister. We are confident that we will form the government on our own," Monserrate said.
Mar 10, 2022 08:14 (IST)
Assembly Elections Results 2022: Verdict In Five States Today
Election results for five states, including Uttar Pradesh, will be declared today. Exit polls have predicted a BJP landslide in UP, an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sweep in Punjab and a tight race in 3 other states. 
Mar 10, 2022 08:05 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant offers prayers at a temple
Mar 10, 2022 08:02 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Counting of votes begins amid tight security
Counting of votes has began amid tight security at two centres in Goa
Mar 10, 2022 07:55 (IST)
Goa Election Results 2022: Congress Seeks Governor's appointment
Long before the counting of votes started in Goa, the Congress, in a show of confidence, asked for a meeting with the governor in the afternoon.

Congress sources said party leaders this morning asked for an appointment with Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai at 3 pm.

No appointment has been given so far.
Mar 10, 2022 07:43 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Key Seats To Watch Out For
Mar 10, 2022 07:34 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Tight security checks outside counting centres
Three layers of security have been put in place at both the counting centres and anyone eligible to enter the facilities will have to carry either a negative RT-PCR certificate or double vaccination proof.

Mar 10, 2022 07:19 (IST)
Goa Election Results: Votes will be counted at two centres
The votes will be counted at two places - Damodar College in Margao and Government College of Polytechnic at Altinho in Panaji - covering Assembly constituencies falling in North Goa district and South Goa district, respectively, officials said.
Mar 10, 2022 00:51 (IST)
Counting of votes in Goa will begin at 8 AM.
Mar 10, 2022 00:51 (IST)
The BJP is projecting confidence that it will have the support of estranged ally Maharashtrawadi Gomatak Party, which is currently partnering the Trinamool Congress. 

Mar 10, 2022 00:51 (IST)
A tough contest is expected in Goa, where the BJP managed to form government five years ago despite getting fewer seats than the Congress.