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Goa BJP finalises names of candidates for state's 2 LS seats

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The core committee of the BJP Sunday met to finalise candidates for the two Lok Sabha seats in the coastal state.

Elections to the two Lok Sabha seats and three Assembly seats in will be held on April 23.

said names have been finalised for the North and South Goa seats, but refused to reveal who they were.

He said the two names finalised would be sent to the party high command in which will make the official announcement.

North Goa and South Goa are currently with the BJP and are represented by and respectively.

With ailing and his health deteriorating on Saturday, leaders said there was no discussion on leadership change.

BJP Goa said it was a meeting to shortlist Lok Sabha candidates and no discussion took place on the leadership issue.

However, former and core committee member said there was need for leadership change as Parrikar was not keeping well.

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First Published: Sun, March 17 2019. 14:40 IST