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Goa Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won both the seats in Goa. The North Goa and South Goa constituencies are grabbed by BJP.
The smallest state of the country, Goa, represents two Lok Sabha seats. The present government in Goa is run by Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) alliance and Manohar Parrikar is the present Chief Minister of the state. BJP and Indian National Congress (INC) are the major political parties in the state. In 2009 elections, BJP and INC won one seat each. The past history of Lok Sabha polls in Goa have witnessed the lead by these political parties in the state only. The 2014 Lok Sabha elections saw 76.82% voter turnout in Goa. As there are only two constituencies, it was a close competition between the two parties and the new entrant Aam Aadmi Party. The surveys and the exit polls expected one seat each to BJP and INC.

Goa is the smallest state in India in terms of area (3,702 sq km) and is the 4th smallest in terms of population. However, in terms of GDP per capita, it is the richest state in India. This state shares its border with Karnataka and Maharashtra.

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Quick facts for Goa General Elections 2014 Goa Elections History Administrative structure
Issues of the state Goa Major Political Parties Goa Demographics
List of Chief Ministers of Goa List of Governors of Goa Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Goa
Latest News And Update Party Wise Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 PCs and ACs Elections Results of Goa
Rajya Sabha Members from Goa Cabinet Ministers of Geo

Quick facts for Goa General Elections 2014

Parliamentary Constituencies
Assembly Constituencies 40
Ruling PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Opposition PartyIndian National Congress
Chief MinisterManohar Parrikar
GovernorSmt. Margaret Alva (temporary charge)
Chief Electoral OfficerKeshav Chandra
AddressChief Electoral Office Althino Panaji Goa

Goa Elections History

  • In the 2009 Lok Sabha election, the INC won 1 seat and the BJP won 1 seat.
  • In the 2004 Lok Sabha election, the INC won 1 seat and the BJP won 1 seat.
  • In the 1999 Lok Sabha election, the BJP won 2 seats.
  • In the 1998 Lok Sabha election, the INC won 2 seats.
  • In the 1996 Lok Sabha election, the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak won 1 seat and the United Goans Democratic Party won 1 seat.
  • In the 1991 Lok Sabha election, the INC won 2 seats.
  • In the 1989 Lok Sabha election, the INC won 1 seat and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak won 1 seat.
  • In the 1984 Lok Sabha election, the INC won 2 seats.
  • In the 1980 Lok Sabha election (including Goa and Daman & Diu), the INC(U) won 1 seat and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak won 1 seat.
  • In the 1977 Lok Sabha election (including Goa and Daman & Diu), the INC won 1 seat and the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak won 1 seat.
  • In the 1971 Lok Sabha election (including Goa and Daman & Diu), the INC won 1 seat and the United Goans - Seqveria Group won 1 seat.
  • In the 1967 Lok Sabha election (including Goa and Daman & Diu), independents won 1 seat and the United Goans - Seqveria Group won 1 seat.

Administrative structure

The state of Goa has two seats in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha. The state has a unicameral legislature and the Legislative Assemby comprises of 40 members headed by the Chief Minister. Goa does not have its own judiciary. The state comes under the Bombay High Court. A bench of the High Court is present in Panaji, the capital of Goa.

Issues of the state

The issues that are of major concern to the people of Goa are drug trade and mining chaos. Another major problem is that of casinos in the state. Goa has five operational offshore casinos and nearly a dozen onshore casinos, which attract many gamblers to the state every year. The Congress promised to offer a solution to the problem of drug mafia in its election manifesto. The party also talked about the special status, solution for crisis faced by people with dual nationality, besides law and order situation.

Goa Major Political Parties

Bharatiya Janata Party

In Goa, BJP is running the ruling government, whose chief minister is Manohar Parrikar. The Goa state unit of BJP wants Manohar Parrikar to be in the union cabinet if the party assumes power at center. Parrikar is known as being close to the Prime Ministerial candidate of the party, Narendra Modi. In fact, this is the 3rd stint of Parrikar as Chief Minister of Goa. The state president of Goa BJP is Vinay Dinu Tendulkar. The party’s two wings that are very active in organizational matters are Mahila Morcha and Yuva Morcha. During 2009 General Election, the BJP won 1 seat in Goa and bagged 252,694 (44.78%) votes.

Indian National Congress
The Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) is the state unit of the Indian National Congress. Its President is former MP John Fernandes. He is perceived in his party circle as the leading voice against the proposed Mopa Airport. The committee has also named four officials who are authorised to speak with the media, and they are Atanasio Monteiro, Jitendra Deshprabhu, Manohar Azgaonkar, and Pramod Salgaocar. The Convenor of the GPCC’s media and publicity cell is Milan Burman, who will work under the direct chairmanship of John Fernandes. The INC has already started the process of nominating candidates for the upcoming 2014 Lok Sabha election. The final list of the candidates is expected to be discussed and announced by the end of February 2014. During the 2009 General Election, the INC won 1 seat in Goa and bagged 127,494 (22.6%) votes.

Goa Demographics

As per 2011 census, the population size in Goa is 1,458,545, among which 739,140 are male and 719,405 are female. Most importantly, population in rural and urban areas is 551,731 and 906,814, respectively. Around 87% of the population of Goa is literate. The sex ratio is 973, which has improved over the last decade. Most of the population (65.7%) follows the Hindu religion, followed by Christianity (26.6%), Islam (6.8%), Sikhism (0.07%), Jainism (0.06%), Buddhism (0.05%), and other religions (0.026%). The percentage of Scheduled Tribes in Goa is very less, just 0.04% of the total population. Konkani is spoken by most of the population in Goa (61%), while other languages are Marathi (19%), Kannada (7%), Hindi (5%), and Urdu (4%).

List of Chief Ministers of Goa

Sl.No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty
1Manohar ParrikarMar 9, 2012PresentBJP
2Digambar KamatJun 8, 2007Mar 9, 2012INC
3Pratapsing RaneJun 7, 2005Jun 8, 2007INC
4President's ruleMar 4, 2005Jun 7, 2005
5Pratapsing RaneFeb 2, 2005Mar 4, 2005INC
6Manohar ParrikarOct 24, 2000Feb 2, 2005BJP
7Francisco SardinhaNov 24, 1999Oct 24, 2000Goa People's Congress
8Luizinho FaleiroJun 9, 1999Nov 24, 1999INC
9President's ruleFeb 9, 1999Jun 9, 1999
10Luizinho FaleiroNov 26, 1998Feb 9, 1999INC
11Dr Wilfred de SouzaJul 30, 1998Nov 26, 1998Goa Rajiv Congress
12Pratapsing RaneDec 16, 1994Jul 30, 1998INC
13Dr Wilfred de SouzaApr 8, 1994Dec 16, 1994INC
14Ravi S. NaikApr 2, 1994Apr 8, 1994INC
15Dr Wilfred de SouzaMay 18, 1993Apr 2, 1994INC
16Ravi S. NaikJan 25, 1991May 18, 1993INC
17President's ruleDec 14, 1990Jan 25, 1991
18Dr. Luis Proto BarbosaApr 14, 1990Dec 14, 1990Progressive Democratic Front
19Churchill AlemaoMar 27, 1990Apr 14, 1990Progressive Democratic Front
20Pratapsingh RaneJan 16, 1980Mar 27, 1990(INC)(U)
21President's ruleApr 27, 1979Jan 16, 1980
22Shashikala KakodkarAug 12, 1973Apr 27, 1979MGP
23Dayanand BandodkarApr 5, 1967Aug 12, 1973MGP
24President's ruleDec 2, 1966Apr 5, 1967
25Dayanand BandodkarDec 20, 1963Dec 2, 1966MGP

List of Governors of Goa

S.No. Governor of Name From To
1Smt. Margaret Alva Jul 12th, 2014 (temporary charge) Present
2Bharat Vir WanchooMay 4, 2012Jul 04, 2014 (Resigned)
3Kateekal SankaranarayananAug 27, 2011May 3, 2012
4Shivinder Singh SidhuJul 22, 2008Aug 26, 2011
5S. C. JamirJul 17, 2004Jul 21, 2008
6Mohammed FazalJul 3, 2004Jul 16, 2004
7Kidar Nath SahaniOct 26, 2002Jul 2, 2004
8Mohammed FazalNov 26, 1999Oct 25, 2002
9J. F. R. JacobApr 19, 1998Nov 26, 1999
10T. R. Satish ChandranJan 16, 1998Apr 18, 1998
11P.C. AlexanderJul 19, 1996Jan 15, 1998
12Romesh BhandariJun 16, 1995Jul 18, 1996
13Gopala RamanujamAug 4, 1994Jun 15, 1995
14B. RachaiahApr 4, 1994Aug 3, 1994
15Bhanu Prakash SinghMar 18, 1991Apr 3, 1994
16Khurshed Alam KhanJul 18, 1989Mar 17, 1991
17Gopal SinghMay 30, 1987Jul 17, 1989
18Gopal SinghSep 24, 1984May 29, 1987
19I H LatifJul 4, 1984Sep 23, 1984
20K. T. SatarawalaFeb 24, 1983Jul 3, 1984
21I H LatifAug 30, 1982Feb 23, 1983
22JagmohanMar 31, 1981Aug 29, 1982
23P. S. GillNov 16, 1977Mar 30, 1981
24S. K. BanerjiNov 16, 1972Nov 15, 1977
25Nakul SenApr 18, 1967Nov 15, 1972
26K. R. DamleFeb 24, 1965Apr 17, 1967
27Hari SharmaDec 12, 1964Feb 23, 1965
28M. R. SachdevSep 2, 1963Dec 8, 1964
29T. SivasankarJun 7, 1962Sep 1, 1963
30Maj Gen K. P. Candeth (Military Governor)Dec 19, 1961Jun 6, 1962

Cabinet Ministers of Geo

MinistriesName of Minsiter
Chief Minister of Goa, Home, Personnel, Finance, General Administration, Vigilance, EducationShri. Manohar Parrikar
Urban Development, Revenue, Craftsmen Training, Information Technology, N.R.I AffairsShri. Francis Dsouza
PWD, Transport, River Navigation, Non Conventional EnergyShri. Ramkrishna alias Sudin Dhavalikar
Health, Panchayati Raj and Community Development, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary ServiceShri. Laxmikant Parsekar
Water Resources, Civil Supplies and Price Control, Art & Culture, ArchaeologyShri. Dayanand Mandrekar
Sports and Youth Affairs, Tribal Welfare, ArchivesShri. Ramesh Tawadkar
Industries, Social Welfare, Legal Metrology, Handicrafts, Textile and CoirShri. Mahadev Naik
Tourism, Women & Child Development, ProtocolShri. Dilip Parulekar
Power including State Electrical Inspectorate, Housing, Information and Publicity, Printing & StationaryShri. Milind Naik
Co-operation, Factories & Boilers, Craftsmen TrainingShri. Pandurang Alias Deepak Dhavalikar
Labour & Employment, Fisheries, Rural DevelopmentShri. Avertano Furtado
Musuem, Environment, ForestSmt. Alina Saldanha

Rajya Sabha Members from Goa

Shri Shantaram Naik Indian National Congress 29/07/2011 to 28/07/2017

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Goa

Shri Keshav Chandra, IAS, is the Chief Electoral Officer of Goa.

Contact Details: (0832)2225215 (Office)
Mob no. : 9552531809
Fax: (0832)2228443

Joint Chief Electoral Officer is Shri Narayan S. Navti.
He can be reached at:
(0832)2313894 (Residence)
Mob no. : 9404912277
Fax: (0832)2228443
Website: More...

Goa 16th General Elections Latest News And Update

Goa legislator calls Parrikar 'parallel PM'
July 22, 2014 05:36 PM
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar tried to hold back his smile when a legislator called him a "parallel prime minister" in the Goa assembly today. Speaking during question hour on the first day of the month-long assembly session, independent MLA Rohan Khaunte said Parrikar, known for his proximity to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is as good as a "parallel prime minister". Source: IANS
Shun Western culture, reiterates Goa minister
July 17, 2014 11:49 AM
Goa's PWD minister, who recently demanded a ban on mini-skirts and bikinis, now says his "thoughts and sanskars" will take both Goa and India to glory. Sudin Dhavalikar, the public works department minister, was speaking to journalists on the sidelines of a public event here, once again implored Goans "to steer clear of Western culture". "Even if my effigy is burnt, no one can burn my sanskars and thoughts. I will continue to take them (sanskars and thoughts) to the people until I can. These alone will bring glory to Goa and India over time," Dhavalikar said. Source : IANS
Goa BJP welcomes budget, Congress critical
July 11, 2014 09:58 AM
The Goa BJP welcomed the announcement of an IIT, an AIIMS and a convention centre for Goa in the union budget 2014-15, but the Congress criticised the budget for serving purpose of "private sector". BJP MP from South Goa Narendra Savoikar said the setting up of an Indian Institute of Technology, an All India Institute of Medical Sciences facility and a convention centre to host the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) were great news for the state. "The budget encompasses all the sections and states and initiates their development. I welcome and support the initiatives and the budget of Modiji and his government." Source : IANS  
AgustaWestland scam: Andhra governor likely to be questioned
July 08, 2014 02:02 PM
 The CBI is likely to question Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan in connection with the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam "very soon", officials said on Tuesday. Narasimhan will be the third governor to be quizzed in the case by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which previously questioned former Goa governor B.V. Wanchoo and former West Bengal governor M.K. Narayanan. Source: IANS
AugustaWestland scam: CBI quizzes Goa governor
July 04, 2014 04:11 PM
A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team on Friday quizzed Goa Governor B.V. Wanchoo in connection with the AugustaWestland VVIP chopper procurement scam. A team of CBI officials arrived at Raj Bhavan located near Panaji and are still present in the official residence of the governor. A CBI official on the condition of anonymity said the questioning of Wanchoo will be on the lines of then national security advisor and former West Bengal governor M.K. Narayanan. Source : IANS

Goa Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 - Party wise

Shown below are the number of seats won by BJP, INC, AAP and others in Goa Lok Sabha Elections 2014.

Goa 2014 Party Wise Results
Goa 2009 Party Wise Results

Shown below is the list of winner/runnerup candidates of all parliamentary constituencies ofGoa with their party name and symbol along with the votes secured by each candidate.

South Goa WinnerNarendra Keshav Sawaikar
Runner upAleixo Reginaldo Lourenco
North Goa WinnerShripad Yesso Naik
Runner upRavi Naik

Last Updated on March 5, 2014

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