New Delhi, Mar 29 : The Congress on Friday announced candidates for the bypoll for Shiroda and Mapusa assembly seats in Goa.
Sudhir Kandolkar and Mahadev Naik were have been named as candidates for the assembly bypolls to Goa from Mapusa and Shiroda seat in the Goa assembly, a release by AICC general secretary Mukul Wasnik said.
The bypolls to Shiroda, Mapusa and Mandrem are scheduled to be held on April 23.
The bypolls to Shiroda and Mandrem were necessitated after the sitting Congress MLAs resigned from the Assembly and party and joined the BJP.
The Mapusa seat fell vacant due to the death of sitting BJP MLA Francis D’Souza.