MARGAO: As expected, with the civic polls coming closer the leader of Opposition and Margao MLA Digamber Kamat joined hands withGoa Forward president Vijay Sardessai.
Even during the last elections both had alliance for municipality election under the banner of Model Margao and Fatorda Forward.
While addressing media Digamber Kamat said his main motto is to defeat BJP.
“People are fed up with BJP government for small issues people are coming on streets. Every second day there are agitations. it looks like there is hitler rule going on in Goa,” he stated.
Sardesai said this is a new beginning a unintended coalition to wipe out the arrogant BJP.
“We will give clean and right governance for next five years,” he said.
When asked that the same collation failed in past in-spite of total majority both leader looked disturb and said they are making new start.
“We don’t believe in past our efforts are to make good feature of Margao and Goa,” thry said.
When media asked Digamber that many congress workers who are members of Fatorda block have filed cadidature he said the election are not on party lines.
Yogesh Nagvekar working president Congress block Fatorda said they will field candidates in Fatorda for this municipality election.
“Though this election are not happening on party lines but we have to make Congress strong in Fatorda before upcoming assembly elections. We have told our party leaders that we are filing candidates in Fatorda and we got green signal from party leadership. I am also contesting from ward no 7 till now we have finalised 5 to 6 candidates,” he said.
Goa Forward – Congress list of candidates:
Ward 1 – Francis Joanes
Ward 2- Joao Nicolau Crasto
Ward 3- Lyndon Fredy Pereira
Ward 4- Pooja Parameshwar Naik
Ward 5 – Shweta Sujay Lotlikar
Ward 6- Pravin Jana Naik
Ward 7 – Custodio Dias
Ward 8- Milagre Noronha
Ward 9- Ravindra Naik
Ward 10- Vitorino Tavares
Ward 11 – Raju Naik ( Paklo)
Ward 23- Nimesia Faleiro
Ward 25- Adv Ashma Bi
Ward 12 – Sagun Naik
Ward 13 – Doris Teixeira
Ward 14 – Sulaksha Jamuni
Ward 15 – Manoj Masurkar
Ward 16 – Dipali Sawal
Ward 17 – Sitaram ( siddhant) Gadekar
Ward 18 – Ghanashyam S. Shirodkar
Ward 19 – Lata Pednekar
Ward 20 – sandra Joan Fernandes
Ward 21 – Damodar B Shirodkar
Ward 22 – Damodar Varak