Being less densely populated than its counterpart in the North, the South Goa parliamentary constituency is one of the two Lok Sabha seats allotted to the western Indian state of Goa. It was formerly called the Mormugao Lok Sabha constituency.533,811 is the total electorate count in the South Goa Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 2). Out of these 268,186 number of electorates are males and the remaining 265,625 are belong to the female category as the Election commission of India 2009 reports suggest. Situated in the South Goa district, the South Goa constituency has as its administrative headquarters and municipal corporation, the city of Margao.
According to the 2011 Census of India, the South Goa district has a population of 6,40,537 people with a relatively less population density of 326 inhabitants per square kilometer. The economy of the South Goa parliamentary constituency, like that in North Goa, thrives on tourism and elaborate coastal trading, due to the presence of the Arabian Sea that guards its west coastline.
As per the Delimitation Commission’s ruling in 2008, the number of assembly segments comprising the South Goa parliamentary constituency is 20. This constituency has been a stronghold of the Congress, although political outfits like the United Goans Party and the BJP have managed to capture the seat in some elections. The Congress is in power in the seat presently. The Election Commission is solely responsible for the supervision and control of the Lok Sabha elections to this constituency.
South Goa Lok Sabha Election Results 2019
In 2009 Election Results
the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.
In 2014 Election Results
the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.
In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election
, armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.
|Candidate||Party||EVM Votes||Migrant Votes||Postal Votes||Total Votes||% of Votes||Status
|Cosme Francisco Caitano Sardinha||Indian National Congress||201279||0||282||201561||47.47||Winner|
|Adv. Narendra Sawaikar||Bharatiya Janata Party||191205||0||601||191806||45.18||1st Runner-up|
|Elvis Gomes||Aam Aadmi Party||20876||0||15||20891||4.92||2nd Runner-up|
|NOTA||None Of The Above||5419||0||17||5436||1.28||3rd Runner-up|
|Rakhi Amit Naik||Shivsena||1761||0||2||1763||0.42||4th Runner-up|
|Mayur Khanconkar||Independent||1705||0||0||1705||0.4||5th Runner-up|
|Dr. Kalidas Prakash Vaingankar||Independent||1412||0||1||1413||0.33||6th Runner-up|
List of winner/current and runner up MPs South Goa Parliamentary Constituency.
The table below represents the names of all the winning and runner up MPs of South Goa parliamentary constituency of all the years from the starting until now . It also shows the number of votes secured by each MP and the name of the political party they belong to. The current sitting member of parliament of the South Goa constituency is Adv. Narendra Keshav Sawaikar of BJP.
|Year || PC No. ||PC Name ||Category ||Winner||Gender||Party||Vote||Runner Up||Gender||Party||Vote|
|2014||2||South Goa||GEN||Adv. Narendra Keshav Sawaikar ||M ||BJP ||198776 ||Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco ||M ||INC ||166446|
|2009||2||South Goa||GEN||Sardinha,Shri Francisco ||M||INC||127494||Adv. Narendra Keshav Sawaikar||M||BJP||114978|
List of Assembly Constituencies in South Goa Parliamentary Constituency
The table below shows the list of all the Assembly Constituencies that fall in South Goa parliamentary constituency.
Last Updated on June 27, 2020