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BJP supported candidates elected as sarpanchs in Sattari

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

All the supported candidates were elected unopposed as sarpanchs in Sattari taluka, a stronghold.

State health minister who recently joined from had fielded his panels for elections held on June 11.

"We managed to get victory over all the panchayats and the best part is that today, all the 13 panchayats had sarpanch and deputy elected unopposed," he said.

Valpoi constituency which is a part of Sattari taluka and represented by Rane would be going for by-soon as he has resigned as to join

"This is first time that BJP has got hold over all the panchayats. Entire taluka is with BJP now," said Rane, whose father Pratapsinh Rane is a senior leader and in current legislative assembly.

"People of Sattari are determined to be with BJP during upcoming by-poll. They have seen work of the party and the vision of Prime Minister Modi," Rane said.

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 21:48 IST