About Ponda Assembly Constituency
Ponda is constituency No. 21 of Goa legislative assembly. The state of Goa has 40 assembly constituencies. Ponda assembly constituency is situated in North Goa district and comes under the South Goa Lok Sabha constituency. It is an unreserved constituency. According to data with the Election Commission of India, Ponda assembly constituency has 28,594 registered voters. It comprises 14,894 male and 13,700 female registered voters.
The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party won this seat by 3,190 votes in the last Goa assembly elections held in 2012. Lavoo Mamledar, the winning candidate, got 12,662 votes. The runner-up was Ravi Naik of Congress who got 9,472 votes. The voter turnout was 81.25 %.
Sitting and previous MLAs from Ponda Assembly Constituency
Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Ponda assembly elections conducted so far.
|Year||A C No.||Constituency Name||Category||Winner||Gender||Party||Votes||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Votes|
|1967||16||Ponda||GEN||K . S . Gurudatt||F||MAG||7144||K .S . Dattatray||M||UGS||1567|
|1972||16||Ponda||GEN||R. Dass H Naik||M||MAG||6052||Vishwanath Yeshwant Naik||M||NMG||2259|
|1977||15||Ponda||GEN||Naik Rhoidas Harischandra||M||MAG||4749||Aguiar Joildo Souza||M||INC||4436|
|1980||15||Ponda||GEN||Aguiar Joildo Souza||M||INC(U)||6700||Naik Ravi Sitaram||M||MAG||6009|
|1984||15||Ponda||GEN||Naik Ravi Sitaram||M||MAG||7384||Naik Gaunekar Anil Norsu||M||INC||4762|
|1989||20||Ponda||GEN||Shivdas Atamaram Shet Verekar||M||MAG||6212||Naik Mohan Govind||M||INC||4267|
|1994||20||Ponda||GEN||Verekar Shivdas Atmaram||M||MAG||6931||Aguiar Joild Joao||M||IND||4953|
|1999||20||Ponda||GEN||Naik Ravi Sitaram||M||INC||9349||Khedekar Yeshwant Uttam||M||BJP||5313|
|2002||20||Ponda||GEN||Naik Ravi Sitaram||M||INC||10745||Naik Shripad Yasso||M||BJP||9425|
|2007||20||Ponda||GEN||Naik Ravi||M||INC||9972||Mamledar Lavoo||M||MAG||8316|
|2012||21||Ponda||GEN||Lavoo Mamledar||M||MAG||12662||Ravi Naik||M||INC||9472|
|2017||21||Ponda||GEN||Ravi Sitaram Naik||M||INC||9502||Sunil Desai||M||BJP||6492|
Last Updated on August 14, 2021