New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday announced the list of candidates for 22 seats of the 40-member Goa Assembly.

BJP has left eight seats for its ally Maharashtrawadi Gomantak party (MGP) and has also extended support to an independent candidate.

The BJP Central Election Committee has authorised Party President Nitin Gadkari to decide candidates for the remaining nine seats.

Polling will be held in Goa on March 3.