Goa elections 2017: AAP declares four more candidates

With this, so far AAP has announced candidates for 36 out of the 40 assembly segments in Goa.

PTI December 27, 2016 22:05:22 IST
Goa elections 2017: AAP declares four more candidates

Panaji: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced four more candidates for the upcoming Goa Assembly polls. With this, so far AAP has announced candidates for 36 out of the 40 assembly segments in Goa.

Goa elections 2017 AAP declares four more candidates

Goa CM candidate Elvis Gomes. Photo courtesy: @AamAadmiParty

Former Goa Congress General Secretary Santosh Pai Raiturkar has been fielded from Margao constituency which is currently represented by former state chief minister Digambar Kamat.

62-year-old Raiturkar is a former councillor of Margao Municipal Council (MMC). Engineer by profession, Edwin Domnic Vaz, will contest on an AAP ticket from Curtorim constituency, currently represented by Congress legislator Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco.

Fishermen community leader Vasant Sahadev Naik would be AAP's candidate from Dabolim constituency. AAP has fielded former councillor of Valpoi Municipal Council, Ashish Kanekar, as their candidate in Valpoi constituency which is currently represented by Congress legislator Vishwajit Rane.

The party has already announced former bureaucrat Elvis Gomes as their chief ministerial face in the coastal state.

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