Surendra Sirsat is MGP chief
Surendra Sirsat and Dharma Chodankar were re-elected as president and general secretary of the Maharastrawadi Gomantak Party respectively in the election held in Panaji on Sunday.
In a triangular contest for the post, Sirsat polled 559 votes, defeating his nearest rival, MLA Shivdas Verekar by a margin of 370
votes. The other rival, MLA Rohidas Naik, polled only 89 votes.
In a straight fight for the general secretary's post,
Chodankar polled 540 votes, defeating his rival, MLA Prakash Velip by a margin of 308 votes.
Padmanabh Amonkar (478) and R K Patil (336 votes) were elected
MLA Parshuram Kotkar and Vasudev Dhakuli Shirodkar have already
been elected unopposed as MGP vice-presidents while advocate Gopal Tamba has been elected unopposed as treasurer.