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Goa Election Results: 'Voters will repent for giving fractured mandate: Outgoing CM Laxmikant Parsekar

Parsekar Lost From Mandrem Constituency To Congress Candidate Dayanand Sopte By Over 7,000 Votes.

PTI | Updated on: 11 Mar 2017, 07:38:08 PM
Outgoing Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar (source: PTI)

Panaji :

Outgoing Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Saturday said that the people of Goa will repent for the next five years for giving a fractured mandate.

“I don't know why there was such a result. People have given a fractured mandate and I feel they have committed a mistake. They will repent for next five years,” Parsekar told reporters after submitting his resignation to Goa Governor Mridula Sinha.

Parsekar lost from Mandrem constituency to Congress candidate Dayanand Sopte by over 7,000 votes.

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The outgoing chief minister was accompanied by his cabinet colleague Rajendra Arlekar who lost from Pernem seat.

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First Published : 11 Mar 2017, 07:30:00 PM