The decision of the both the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson was taken by lots as the votes were tied-up at 10:10. Through the lots D’Silva emerged at the winner with Coutinho as the vice-chairperson.
Group of Eleven which ruffled both the Kamat and Sardesai camp managed to do the impossible. While media reports are attributing this group to BJP supported; the fact which is clearly evident that most of the councilors are Congress loyalist. And more importantly, Goa Pradesh Youth Congress president is a part of this group.