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Congress sweeps municipal council polls in Goa

Eleven municipal councils in the state went for polls on Sunday.

The Congress party emerged victorious in all the 11 municipal council polls,held on Sunday in Goa.

After the results were declared,state Chief Minister Digamber Kamat said that the majority of the Congress workers have got elected which indicates that the Congress party is gaining more ground in the state.

He said that it is good governance which has paid in these civic polls.

Although the elections were not fought on party basis,the results indicate that voters favoured Congress,he said.

Eleven municipal councils in the state went for polls on Sunday which saw 72.62 per cent people exercising their right.

The counting of votes were held today.

The Chief Minister said that as far as possible,the councillors will be asked to have stable council till the end of term.

“But councillors have the aspirations. Many people want to become chairperson or vice chairperson,which triggers the change in guard,” Kamat said.

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He said the change in chairperson does not amount to instability.