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22 Aug 2022

SARPANCH, DEPUTY SARPANCH ELECTIONS

62 Sarpanchas posts have been reserved for women in 186 panchayats. Also 64 deputy sarpanch posts are reserved for women. This time the number of women panchas too has increased. In some panchayats there half women panchas. There are 44% women panchas across Goa.

30 Jul 2022

SEC ON P’YAT POLLS

The state election commission on Saturday, unveiled it’s first-ever logo for a panchayat election. With 11 days left for polls, the state election commission launched the logo which aims to describe Goan culture and tradition. State election commissioner W V Ramanamurthy also urged people to come and vote. Watch.

27 Jul 2022

LAST DATE OF WITHDRAWALS

After the withdrawals --- candidates remained in the ring for the polls to 186 panchayats. --- withdrew their nominations on day of nomination. A total of – nominations were withdrawn, – in north and – south. The fate of remaining candidates would be sealed on 10th August followed by results on 12th August.

25 Jul 2022

PANCHAYAT POLLS NOMINATIONS

A total of 6,256 candidates filed their nominations for the 186 panchayats set to go to polls on the 10th of August. 3,312 of those nominations were filed from North Goa and 2,944 nominations were from South Goa. Today was the last day of filing nominations.

23 Jul 2022

1270 NOMINATIONS FILED TODAY

A total of 1,270 nominations were filed from across the state on Saturday for the elections to the 186 panchayats to be held on August 10. The deadline for filing nominations is July 25th . Last date for withdrawal is 27th July.

21 Jul 2022

PANCHAYAT NOMINATIONS

Elections for 186 panchayats will be held on August 10th and Results on the 12th. Filing of nomination began on 18th. Here is a roundup of today. The deadline for submission of nominations is 25thJuly.

16 Jul 2022

SEC OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES PANCHAYAT POLLS

The State Election Commission has announced 10 August as day for Panchayat polls. The results would be declared on 12th August and the code of conduct comes in force all over Goa barring municipal areas, CCP jurisdiction and some panchayats including Taleigao from today. Here are the details.

14 Jul 2022

OBC RESERVATIONS

The State Election Commission has issued a fresh notification for reservation with OBC quota for elections to the 186 panchayats in the state. The SEC in the notification said the wards are reserved as per the recommendations given by the Goa State Commission for OBC. A total of 307 wards have been reserved for the OBC.

10 Jul 2022

GOVT WIPED OUT OBC QUOTA: GF

Goa Forward Supremo Vijai Sardesai has slammed BJP government on OBC reservation for panchayat elections. The government always talks on giving more political acknowledgement to the OBC faction, has done grievous injustice to them by ignoring their reservation quota, Vijai alleged.

06 Jul 2022

ELECTIONS AS SCHEDULED

The Courts has delivered a double blow to the government on the Panchayat elections. The High Court has dismissed the plea for OBC reservation while the the Supreme Court has also refused to entertain the government’s plea to postpone the panchayat elections. The election would now be held on 10 August and counting on August 12th under the present notification.