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Goa panchayat polls: 54 candidates file nominations

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Fifty-four candidates filed their nominations for the polls in on the first day of submitting papers today.

No nomination was received from four talukas - Dharbandora, Sanguem, Mormugao and Canacona - State Commission officials said.

In all 31 nominations were received in North - 13 in Pernem, 11 in Bardez, three each in Bicholim and Tiswadi and one in Sattari taluka, they said.

South received 23 nominations - Ponda (13), Salcette (9) and one in Quepem, the officials said.

The last date for filing the nominations isMay 25 and scrutiny will take place on May 26 and 27.

A total of 1,522 wards will go to the polls on June 11.

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First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 20:42 IST