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Goa polls: Utpal Parrikar carries out door-to-door campaign in Panaji

Goa is scheduled to go to the Assembly polls on February 14

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Utpal Parrikar, son of former Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Friday held a door-to-door campaign in Panaji for the upcoming assembly polls.

Parrikar resigned from Bharatiya Janata Party when denied a ticket from the state capital and filed his candidature as an independent candidate from the Panaji assembly seat.

On being asked about promises made by to him before he left the party, Parrikar said, " keeps saying they had given me new assurances. I do not want to say something for them. People of Panaji will support me."

"There are many issues. I will be releasing my manifesto in 1-2 days. We have to improve roads, drainage systems and properly execute funds in infrastructure projects. If we do this, the economy of Panjim will be rejuvenated," said Parrikar.

has fielded Congress party turncoat Atanasio "Babush" Monserrate from the Panaji seat.

is scheduled to go to the Assembly polls on February 14. The counting of votes will take place on March 10.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Fri, February 04 2022. 06:28 IST