Politics Panaji assembly bypolls underway, BJP's Siddharth Kunkolienkar, GSM' Subhash Velingkar cast vote Updated : May 19, 2019 09:09 AM IST BJP candidate Siddharth Kunkolienkar had earlier won twice from Panaji and is fighting to retain the party's hold over the seat, which is considered as its bastion. The Congress has fielded former minister Atanasio Monserratte, who lost against Kunkolienkar in the 2017 state Assembly elections. Subhash Velingkar, the former Goa RSS chief, is contesting his first election on the ticket of his outfit Goa Suraksha Manch. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.