24 Jun 2024  |   07:08pm IST

Joseph Gabriel Pimenta wins Benaulim Zilla Panchayat Bye-Election by 3049 votes

Royla Fernandes who resigned from Congress to contest as independent secures third place
Joseph Gabriel Pimenta wins Benaulim Zilla Panchayat Bye-Election by 3049 votes

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BENAULIM: 

The much anticipated vote counting for the by-election of 10 wards of Village Panchayat and Benaulim Zilla Panchayat commenced on Monday. Joseph Gabriel Pimenta won by 3049 votes polling 5672 votesin the Bye-Election to 12 Benaulim ZP constituency against Grrayfan Fernandes who polled  2623 votes. Royla Fernandes who resigned from the Congress and contested as independent despite the INDIA Block fielding Pimenta stood third with 1840 votes.

On Monday, the much awaited vote counting for the ten wards Village Panchayat and Benaulim Zilla Panchayat by-election began.

Grrayfan Fernandes

lost to Joseph Gabriel Pimenta by a margin of 3049 votes.

Benaulim MLA Capt Venzy Viegas, said that Goans have voted in favor of unity and will accept the people's mandate and act in accordance with it. 

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