AAP to Contest Goa Assembly Polls in 2017

After their historic mandate in New Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to contest the Assembly elections in Goa in February next year.

Published: 12th March 2016 08:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th March 2016 08:46 AM   |  A+A-

By ANI

NEW DELHI: After their historic mandate in New Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is set to contest the Assembly elections in Goa in February next year.

Sources from the party have confirmed that that AAP leadership has given a go ahead to contest the Goa assembly polls next year.

The AAP national organization building in charge Durgesh Pathak, who has also worked for organisation building in Punjab had recently paid a 5-day visit to Goa.

While speaking to ANI, Pathak confirmed about his visit and the party’s plans in Goa.

AAP leader Ashutosh also visited Goa on 10th March and while speaking to media he said that, "Aam Aadmi party is in serious view to contest assembly election in the state".

Sources from AAP also claim that the party may project a face for the Assembly polls.

Goa has 40 Assembly constituencies and the average population of each assembly is in thousands. AAP is also eyeing the 25% Catholic population of Goa.

Once the organization building process is completed party may make the formal announcement in next 2 months.

AAP has already announced to contest Punjab assembly election in Feb 2017. Goa will also go to polls along with the four other states in February 2017.

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