Goa Assembly Election Results 2017

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Goa Assembly Election Results 2017

Election Result (40/40)

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Result: UttarPradesh, Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand


> Manohar Parrikar is the new Goa CM

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Goa Assembly Elections 2017 Discussion 

The result was announced on 6 March. The Bharatiya Janata Party-Maharashtrawadi Gomantak alliance defeated the incumbent Indian National Congress government in Goa led by Chief Minister Digambar Kamat with 24 seats in the 40-seat assembly. The Bharatiya Janata Party won 21 seats, while the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party won 3 seats. The MLA with the biggest margin of victory was the Roman Catholic incumbent MLA Frances D'Souza of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Former chief minister Manohar Parrikar was sworn in as the new chief minister.

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