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Cong trying to bounce back in Goa through upcoming polls


After losing the coastal state to BJP in 2012 polls, the Congress party is now looking to revive its fortunes in Goa through upcoming State Legislative Assembly elections.

The party has fielded candidates on 38 out of the total 40 seats, while it has roped in the support of its own expelled leader Atanasio Monserratte in Panaji constituency and Independent legislator Rohan Khaunte in Porvorim.

Both the candidates are not contesting on Congress official symbol.

We want to give a clean government to Goa. People discarded Congress in the year 2012 with a hope of some changes. But BJP has proved them wrong. BJP-led government has been a indulging in U-turns on all the fronts, All India Congress Committee Secretary Girish Chodankar told

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