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Goa: GSM announces nominees for two assembly bypolls

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

The Suraksha (GSM) floated by former state RSS chief Monday announced candidates for upcoming assembly by-elections to two of three seats.

Bypolls to Shiroda, Mandrem and Maspusa constituencies will be held along with the Lok Sabha polls in the state on April 23. has two Lok Sabha seats--South and North Goa.

and will contest from Mandrem and Shiroda seats, respectively, announced president

Both the seats were held by MLAs Dayanand Sopte and Subhash Shirodkar, before they resigned last year and joined the ruling BJP.

Another seat, Mapusa fell vacant due to the death of sitting BJP MLA

Gaonkar said the announcement about Mapusa seat will be made shortly.

Earlier in the day, the (MGP), an ally of the ruling BJP, announced to contest bypolls to all the three Assembly constituencies.

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First Published: Mon, March 11 2019. 17:20 IST