08/04/2015 …. Ankita Navelkar of karapur sarvan zp consitituency was on Tuesday elected as the chairperson of north goa zilla panchayat while vasudev korgaonkar would be her deputy ..
Both zp members belonging to the BJP-MGP alliance have filed their nominations for the posts of North Goa ZP chairperson and vice-chairperson respectively while Vaishali Satardekar and Tukaram Harmalkar, both Independents had filed their nominations for the posts of North Goa Zilla Panchayat chairperson and the vice-chairperson respectively.
The election procedure which was held through ballot voting saw ankita polling a total of fourteen votes against her rival vaishali who managed to get ten votes while one vote was considered to be invalid for the chairperson post
While for deputy chairperson vasudev korgaonkar polled a total of fourteen votes against his rival tukaram harmalkar who got ten votes while one votes was considered invalid for the deputy chairperson post too …
It may be recalled that the BJP alliance won 25 seats, while independents won 24 seats in the Zilla Panchayat polls in the North and South Goa ZP polls giving a big surprise to the ruling BJP alliance.
The government had given its nod to conduct Zilla Panchayat elections for 50 ZP constituencies – 25 in each of the two districts – on March 15, 2015 on party lines, as the five-year tenure of the North and South Goa Zilla Panchayats ended in March this year. The last elections were held on March 8, 2010.
Later speaking to media persons newly elected north goa chairperson and deputy chairperson belonging to the bjp-mgp alliance said that they would try to carry out maximum development of north goa zp constituencies and would also ask for more zp powers from the state government