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Goa lessons for BJP

If the party doesn't want to slip any further, it might want to take a page out of the state's former chief minister Manohar Parrikar's book

Goa assembly election
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Aditi Phadnis
Assembly elections are not due in Goa till 2027. But the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), currently in power there, should maybe begin worrying.

Goa has two parliamentary seats — South Goa and North Goa. The general elections yielded a shock defeat for the BJP in the South Goa constituency, where it thought it had played a master stroke by fielding Pallavi Dempo as its candidate, expecting that as a new face, she would unseat the Congress from its bastion once more.
 
The Congress has held the seat 10 times while the BJP has won it twice (1999 and
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First Published: Jul 05 2024 | 10:46 PM IST

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