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Panchayat elections underway in Goa

Polling in 185 Panchayats to elect representatives for 1,436 wards is underway in Goa since this morning.

Panaji, May 5 : Polling in 185 Panchayats to elect representatives for 1,436 wards is underway in Goa since this morning.

Fifty-four candidates have already been elected unopposed.

Out of 1,436, wards, 477 are reserved for women, 180 for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and 296 for Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

As many as nine lakh voters are expected to decide the fate of 5650 candidates, who are fighting as independents and by forming their own panels.

The block development officers and joint mamlatdars have been appointed as executive magistrates to oversee the law and order situation.

One observer in each of the eleven talukas has been on duty to oversee the polling and counting process.

Counting of votes will take place on Sunday.

Polls are being held less than a month before the elections to the 40-member Goa Assembly slated for June 2.

ANI

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