The Congress party on Tuesday released its third list of candidates for the Goa Assembly elections.
The news: Michael Lobo, former State Minister who recently quit the BJP to join the party, will be contesting from Calangute.
- Michael Lobo joined the Congress in state capital Panaji on January 11 along with his wife Delilah, a day after he quit the BJP before the Assembly elections were notified.
- Lobo, who represented the Calangute Assembly constituency and held charge of the state port and waste management departments, had submitted his resignation to the Chief Minister’s office and the Goa Assembly’s Speaker.
- The Goa Assembly polls are scheduled for election for the 40-seat assembly on February 14.