Goa Assembly Results 2017: Congress Single Largest Party, Still 4 Short of Forming Govt


Panaji: The Congress on Saturday emerged as the single largest party in Goa, relegating the BJP to the second position in Assembly polls which threw up a hung house with both parties hoping to form the new government. The Congress won 17 seats in the 40-member house, while the BJP bagged 13. The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), the Goa Forward Party (GFP) and the independents won three seats each, while the NCP bagged one. In the last polls, the BJP had won 21 seats and the Congress nine.

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