Goa Assembly Elections 2022 Live Updates: 75.29 per cent Goans cast their vote till 5 pm

Polling for the Goa Assembly Elections kicked off at 7 am on Monday.
Goa Assembly Elections 2022 Live Updates: 75.29 per cent Goans cast their vote till 5 pm

Voters at a polling booth in Canacona

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Goa Elections 2022 Live News: Polling for the Goa Assembly Elections kicked off at 7 am on Monday.

A total of 301 candidates are in the fray for 40 constituencies. Besides the candidates of the BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, Goa Forward Party (GFP), Trinamool Congress Party, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), NCP, Shiv Sena, Revolutionary Goans, Goencho Swabhimaan Party, Jai Mahabharat Party and Sambhaji Brigade, there are 68 Independent candidates. The Independents include rebels from the main political parties.

Polling for the Goa Assembly Elections kicked off at 7 am on Monday. A total of 301 candidates are in the fray for 40 constituencies. Besides the candidates of the BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party, Goa Forward Party (GFP), Trinamool Congress Party, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), NCP, Shiv Sena, Revolutionary Goans, Goencho Swabhimaan Party, Jai Mahabharat Party and Sambhaji Brigade, there are 68 Independent candidates. The Independents include rebels from the main political parties.

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Governor PS Shreedharan, wife cast their votes

Goa Governor PS Sreedharan Pillai and his wife Reetha Sreedharan cast their votes at a polling booth in Taleigao Assembly constituency.

A first time voter cast his vote

A first time voter cast his Vote at Cortalim Assembly Constituency Cortalim,

Govind Gaude casts his vote

BJP candidate from Priol, Govind Gaude, cast his vote at a polling booth in Priol Assembly constituency.

CM Pramod Sawant appeals Goans to vote

CM Pramod Sawant arrives to cast his vote

CM Pramod Sawant seeks blessing 

CM Pramod Sawant offered prayers at Shree Rudreshwar Devasthan in Harvalem before arriving at the polling booth to cast his vote

Utpal Parrikar visits polling booth in Panaji

Priyanka Gandhi has a message for Goans

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant exercised his franchise

Congress candidate Michael Lobo says Goans voting for future

CM Pramod Sawant casts his vote 

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant exercised his franchise at government primary school, Kothambi.

Goa record a voter turnout of 11.04% till 9 am 

Polling for the Goa Assembly Elections kicked off on Monday, with the state recording a voting turnout of 11.04 per cent till 9 am.

BJP Mapusa candidate Joshua D'souza casts his vote

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane casts his vote

Health Minister Vishwajit Rane casts his vote at booth number 42, GPS Vithalapur Karapur Primary School in Maem Assembly constituency.

In Pics: Voters at a polling booth in Panaji

AAP's chief minister candidate Amit Palekar cast his vote

Amit Palekar along with his mother Jyoti Palekar cast their vote from the Santa Cruz constituency

BJP state unit chief Sadanand Tanavade urges people to vote 

Goa records voter turnout of 11%

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Over 11% turnout till 9 am, Priol tops with 14.26%

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant interacts with voters

First-time voter shares her experience

A first-time voter, while sharing his experience in Bicholim, said: “We have voted first time at the assembly election. We wish to bring to power a good candidate through our vote. It was a good experience.”

Former Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar casts his vote

In Pics: Voters at a polling booth in Mandrem

Goa records voter turnout of 26% till 11 am

'I can’t even talk, nor walk properly but want my candidate to win,' says Senior citizen voter from Mapusa

A senior citizen voter from Mapusa Constituency, Sushila Bandekar, said, “I hope the candidate I voted for gets the maximum number of votes and comes to power, that is my wish. I can’t even talk, nor walk properly but I want my candidate to win that’s why I am here.”

Voters at a polling booth in Canacona

Voters at a polling booth in Margao

Senior citizens cast their votes in Mandrem

Voter turnout will be around 70-80%: Ravi Naik

Digambar Kamat casts his vote in Margao 

Goa Forward Party President and Fatorda candidate Vijai Sardesai casts his vote

Michael Lobo cast his vote

Congress leader and candidate from Calangute consitutency along with his wife cast their vote

Goa records voter turnout of 44% till 1 pm

Polling for the Goa Assembly Elections kicked off on Monday, with the state recording a voting turnout of 44.62 per cent till 1 pm.

Transgender voter Madhu Gupta cast her vote

25-year-old Transgender voter Madhu Gupta cast her vote for the very first time after being recognized as 'third gender' by the Election Commission

Voting halted for 15 mins at Bicholim 

Goa recorded 44.62 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm

Goa recorded 44.62 per cent voter turnout till 1 pm on Monday as polling was underway for the elections to 40 Assembly seats in the coastal state

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Voter turnout recorded at 44% till 1 pm

Goa records voter turnout of nearly 60% till 3 pm

Trinamool wants to split hindu votes in Goa: PM Modi 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today accused the Trinamool Congress of trying to split the Hindu vote in Goa, alleging it was a claim the party made openly.

A couple celebrates Valentine's Day at a polling booth in Margao 

75.29% Goans cast their vote till 5 pm

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