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Goa CM Laxmikant Parsekar loses Mandrem seat to Congress

Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar lost the Mandrem assembly seat by a margin of nearly 5,000 votes to Congress rival Dayanand Sopte.

Published: 11th March 2017 11:50 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th March 2017 11:50 AM   |  A+A-

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar (File | PTI)

By IANS

PANAJI: Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar lost the Mandrem assembly seat by a margin of nearly 5,000 votes to Congress rival Dayanand Sopte.

While Parsekar exited the counting Centre in Panaji without speaking to reporters, Dayanand Sopte dedicated the victory to his party workers and said that the people were unhappy with Parsekar's work.

"The margin of nearly 5,000 votes shows that the people were unhappy with the CM's work," Sopte said.



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