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Goa Deputy CM Francis D'Souza retains Mapusa assembly seat

 Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Saturday retained the Mapusa assembly seat in North Goa, defeating his nearest Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party rival Vinod Phadke by 6,828 votes.

Published: 11th March 2017 12:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th March 2017 08:09 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

PANAJI: Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Saturday retained the Mapusa assembly seat in North Goa, defeating his nearest Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party rival Vinod Phadke by 6,828 votes.

This is the sixth consecutive time that D'Souza has won the Mapusa assembly seat and he is the seniormost elected BJP legislator in the state.



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