Sunday, March 29, 2009

South Goa seat : Sardinha has the last laugh

Mr Francisco Sardinha, the sitting Member of Parliament was yesterday announced as the candidate of the Congress party and will Francisco Sardinha contest elections from South Goa constituency for the Lok Sabha elections scheduled for the 23rd of April.

Mr Sardinhas renomination ends days of suspense and claims amidst hard lobbying by many aspirants for the coveted ticket from Goa's mainly catholic dominated Mormugao constituency.

Other aspirants shortlisted by the state congress leadership were Power Minister Aleixo sequeira and PWD Minister Mr Churchill Alemao's daughter Valanka who both seem to have lost out in the final lap after a see saw fluctuation of fortunes and the sitting MP finally having the last laugh.

Although his nomination was made a bit late in the day by the Congress party, Mr Sardinha remained optimistic of his chances and urged his party workers and the people of South Goa to rally behind him and remained confident that the people will vote him by a huge margin as was witnessed in the last bye-elections.

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