MAPUSA: Thirty five candidatures were received on Wednesday for Mapusa Municipal Council on Wednesday out of which five candidates have filed double nominations.
Candidates who have filed nomination include former councillor Chandrashekhar Benkar and his wife Chetana Benkar have filed in ward 2 (General), while wife of former councilor Martin Corasco has filed nomination in ward 3 (ST Women). Sashank Narvekar, son of Congressman Subhash Narvekar, has filed his nomination in ward 5 (General). Former councillor Marlene De’souza has filed her nomination in ward 8 (General) while wife of former councillor Manisha Rohan Kavlekar has filed in ward 18 (Women) and former chairperson Renuka Bhakta has filed in ward 19 (General).
Rama Kashalkar in ward 1 (OBC), Savio Azavedo in ward 2 (General), Nisha Mayekar in ward 5 (General), Nutan Bicholkar and Jyosna Kaloji in ward 6 (OBC Women); Unnati Arolkar and Govind Gadekar in ward 7 (OBC), John Lobo in ward 8 (General), Kayle Braganza in ward 9 (Women), Siddhesh Korgaonkar in ward 10 (OBC), Kishori Korgaonkar in ward 11 (SC Women), Dr Prithviraj Amonkar, Samir Harmalkar and Rajesh Hirve in ward 12(OBC), Sainath Raul and Yashwant Shetye in ward 14 (General), Vijeyta Naik in ward 15 (General), Vishwas Salgaonkar and Viraj Phadke in ward 16(General), Shubhangi Vaigankar in ward 17 (OBC Women), Reshma Mathkar in ward 18 (Women) and Deepak Madeshri in ward 20 (General).
Total 94 nominations have been received till date for Mapusa Municipal Council.