Lok Sabha Elections 2019: North Goa constituency
Lok Sabha Constituency watch of North Goa.Updated: Apr 15, 2019 14:26 IST
North Goa in the coastal state of Goa has been the stronghold of Union minister of state (independent charge) in the ministry of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy (AYUSH ) Shripad Yesso Naik since 2004.
The senior BJP leader has won the general seat in 2014 Lok Sabha election after he defeated Ravi Naik of the Congress.
Name of the Lok Sabha constituency: North Goa
Date of voting: April 23
2019 candidates: Shripad Yesso Naik (BJP), Girish Chodankar (Congress)
Sitting MP, Party: Shripad Yesso Naik, Bharatiya Janata Party
Winning margin in 2014: 105,599
Runner up name, party: Ravi Naik, Congress
Number of voters in 2014: 406,631
Percentage of votes polled in 2014: 78.89%
Number of polling booths in 2014: 827
Number of women voters: 259,571