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Sunday, 5 February 2017

Goa Assembly Elections 2017

Goa Legislative Assembly Elections were held on Saturday the 4th February 2017 from 7am to 5pm.

Over 11 lakhs Goans were to decide fate of 251 candidates
 82.23% people voted (excluding postal ballots and re-poll of about 800 votes)
(One Polling Station no. 8 at Aquem Margao to go for re-poll on 7th February as already started polling there was cancelled due to staff error who failed to delete or re-set  the EVM after 50 mock votes test)

Total No. of  Seats : 40
Number of Candidates: 251
Polling held on: 4.2.2017
Counting of votes / Results on: 11.03.2017

Total EVMs sealed and stored in 2 strong rooms Campal/Margao 1642
Total  Govt expenditure on Elections about 57 crores  as of 6.2.17  (Last time it was 27 crores)

Polling day, a short Panaji Tour

 1,642 polling stations of which 794 in North Goa
A polling booth / Station
PWD, St. Inez

College of Home Science, Campal
Govt Primary School
Massano de Amorim, near Cine National

All sealed EVMs of North Goa will be stored here at Bal Bhavan, Campal until 11.3.17
over 800 EVM machines from 794 polling stations of 19 North Goa Constituencies .
3 tier security round the clock with Goa Police, Goa Armed Police and CIPF
Total sealed EVMs 1642 of all contituencies
CCTV monitor etc

South Goa 21 Constituency EVMs stored at Govt Multipurpose Higher Secondry school, Borda Margao (Near Govt ITI)


VVPAT Voting demonstration
Voter-verified paper audit trail (VVPAT) a glass / window display unit where the voter can verify his vote.  Display last about 7 seconds and then the slip cut / falls into the box /dispenser. Should a candidate order re-count, these cut slips will also be taken into account as double confirmation. Besides the symbol, the slip will also have Sr. No and Candidate's name
Voting is a Civic Sacrament

Check here previous elections results etc
Goa Assembly Elections 2012

Sunday, 29 January 2017

PM Narendra Modi Election Rally in Goa 28.1.17

Goa Assembly Elections on 4th February 2017
BJP Goa had election Rally at Campal grounds with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 28th January 2017.

 PM arrived on stage 5 pm and left stage 5.46pm, Rally / Meeting also ended with PM speech i.e. 5.46pm. 
Rally was to start at 3.30pm (rescheduled at 2.30pm).  People kept pouring in even after 5.15pm.  There could be upto 350-400 buses  that ferried people to and from Rally venue.

Video 1
Full speech. 5.13pm to 5.45 about 31 minutes speech.

Video 2
Crowd with a song

Video 3
Parrikar Speaking (Excerpts)

Some Pics
Slogans raised hands

Dais, stage, dignitaries, speakers
MP Narendra Sawaikar, President Vinay Tendulkar, DM Manohar Parrikar, PM Narendra Modi,
CM Laxmikant Parsekar, MP Shirpad Niak, Dy CM Francisco De Souza, Dayanand Mandrekar etc

Police cops SP Karthik Kashyap IPS

Media Camera man obstruction of clear view

Gate 2 & 4


Tuesday, 20 December 2016

Arvind Kejriwal in Cuncolim Goa 19.12.16 with Oscar Rebello, Elvis Gomes etc

AAP Meeting at Cuncolim near bus stand on 19.12.2016
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Elvis Gomes - Chief Minister Candidate of AAP Goa

Oscar Rebello

Dignitaries, Candidates


Ajitsingh Rane
Valmiki Naik


Cars, buses

Video 1: Arvind Kejriwal speaking ( full speech)
Demonetization talk after 18m

Video 2: Dr. Oscar Rebello

Video 3: Elvis Gomes

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Rahul Gandhi in Goa, Fatorda Margao 16.12.16

Rahul Gandhi
Vice President of AICC
Great grand son of Jawaharlal Nehru (First Prime Minister of India, PM),
Grand Son of Indira Gandhi (PM),
Son of Rajiv Gandhi (PM)

At Congress meeting on 16.12.16 near Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium,
Fatorda Margao, Goa
33 minutes speech - Video
If Congress comes to Power, a new and shining Goa assured within 5 years.
What more? 100% strict action against corrupt people within 2 minutes (don't know if this was a slip of a tongue)
Also says
6% of the black money is cash, rest 94% in real estate, Gold, Swiss bank etc
Demonitisation drama
Garibon se paise kincho aur Amiron ko sincho (pull money from poor and irrigate the reach)
Feku Modi (Funny moments when he picks up from someone in the audience who shouted 'Feku')
Where is Vijay Malya and Lalit Modi, India or London?
All black money is not cash, all cash is not black money
Where is the promised 15 lacs into every citizen's account?
 Video 1: Rahul Gandhi speaking, full speech 33 minutes

Video 2: Govt of U Turns
A song from Music CD that was released at the hands of Rahul

Video 3 - see bottom

With Ex Goa CMs -


With Jenifer Monserat, Viswajit Rane etc

With Shantaram Naik MP and  Ramakant Kalap ex MP

Dais, dignitaries
With Pratapsing Rane, Digambar Kamat, Francisco Sardinha, Ramakant Kalap,
Luizinho Faleiro, Digvijay sing, Chodankar, Jenifer Monserat, Viswajit Rane,
Nilkant, Shantaram Naik MP etc etc

Music CD release

Rahul Gandhi

Digambar Kamat

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Sports Authority of Goa - SAG

Video: 3
Pratapsingh Rane speaking Hindi