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Goa Assembly Elections 2022: AAP Releases Second List Of 10 Candidates

For the 40-seat Assembly in Goa, the Aaam Aadmi Party has announced the names of 20 candidates so far.

Arvind Kejriwal
AAP Chief Arvind Kejriwal (PTI Photo)

Panaji: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its second list of candidates for Goa Assembly polls scheduled for February this year on Sunday.

“Today AAP releases its second list of candidates. We are committed to bring in good governance and work for the people of Goa,” said a tweet from Rahul Mhambre, Convener, AAP Goa unit.

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AAP on January 7 released its first list of 10 candidates for the Goa Assembly elections. The AAP’s state in-charge, Atishi, has approved the list of 10 candidates whose constituencies are spread across both North Goa and South Goa districts.

Former BJP ministers Mahadev Naik, Alina Saldanha and lawyer-turned-politician Amit Palekar were some of the names that featured in the Aam Aadmi Party’s first list of 10 candidates released on Friday for the upcoming assembly polls in Goa.

For the 40-seat Assembly in Goa, the party has announced the names of 20 candidates so far.

The Election Commission on Saturday announced poll dates for five states with Uttar Pradesh going for a seven-phase Assembly election from February 10. Manipur will go for a two-phase election from February 27. Punjab, Goa and Uttarakhand will go for voting on Februrary 14. The counting of votes in all states will take place on March 10.

After the Election Commission of India announced the schedule for the assembly elections to five states slated to be held this year, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said that his party is ready to contest the polls.

(With inputs from PTI)

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