Articles tagged under: Gujarat 2017

Former Gujarat minister joins Congress

September 22, 2017
Former Gujarat minister joins Congress

Vadodara: Three-term former MLA Upendrasinh Gohil who was also minister in BJP government in the past today joined Congress party along with his other BJP leaders Takhtasinh Bhagat, Laljibhai and others according to a statement issued by Gujarat Congress. State party president Bharatsinh Solanki welcomed them to party's fold. DeshGujaratRead More

East – West – North – South: extensive Gujarat tour programme of Vaghela planned

September 22, 2017
East – West – North – South: extensive Gujarat tour programme of Vaghela planned

Gandhinagar: Jan Vikalp leader Shankersinh Vaghela has kicked off his election campaign from Vasaniya mahadev temple in Gandhinagar on Thursday. Vaghela has finalized a state-wide tour programme for 21 September to 3rd October period. Yesterday he traveled Mahudi, Khedbrahma, Ambaji, Danta, Jalotra, Magarwada, Chhapi, Unjha and Unava. At four places namely Danta, Jalotra, Magarwada and Chhapi, he was welcomed by supporters. Vaghela had kept an open jeep in his convoy to hold road ...Read More

Gujarat govt to hold meeting to discuss Patidar community demands on September 26

September 21, 2017
Gujarat govt to hold meeting to discuss Patidar community demands on September 26

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government will hold dialogue with more than 100 Patidar community leaders on September 26 at Gandhinagar. Patidar quota agitation conveners are also invited to this meeting. Sharing this detail, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said the State BJP president who is also a Patidar will also attend this meeting. Nitin Patel said six leading Patidar community organizations Umiya Mata Trust Unjha, Khodaldham Trust Kagwad, Rajkot Umiya Mata Mandir Sidsar, Samast Patid...Read More

As ticket distribution season approaching, infighting surfaces in Gujarat Congress and it starts with Jamalpur – Khadia seat

September 21, 2017
As ticket distribution season approaching, infighting surfaces in Gujarat Congress and it starts with Jamalpur – Khadia seat

Ahmedabad: The season of ticket distribution is near for upcoming Gujarat assembly general elections and as expected and as it happens every time before Gujarat polls, infighting over the issue of ticket distribution has started in Gujarat Congress. A group of Muslim leaders from Muslim dominated Jamalpur - Khadia assembly seat in Ahmedabad has written a letter to party's national vice president Rahul Gandhi requesting that party ticket for this seat must not be allotted to former Congr...Read More

BJP wins Savli APMC election in Central Gujarat for the first time in last 7 decades

September 20, 2017
BJP wins Savli APMC election in Central Gujarat for the first time in last 7 decades

Vadodara: Generally the elections of Agriculture Produce Market Committees(APMCs) are considered small-time events, but victory of Savli APMC by BJP this week is considered historic because the party has won APMC here for the first time after independence. Big wig of local Congress units including former president of APMC Dinshabhai Patel, committee chairman Dr. Pyare saheb, district panchayat member, former director of Baroda dairy have lost the election. Stakes were too high in the election th...Read More

Mayavati to have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi in Vadodara, will address public meeting

September 20, 2017
Mayavati to have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi in Vadodara, will address public meeting

Vadodara: To mark the 100th anniversary of Sankalp Bhoomi, the leader of Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) Mayavati will be in Vadodara. She would have darshan of Sankalp Bhoomi and later address a public meeting at Navlakhu ground for which BSP workers from across Gujarat will remain present. Ambedkar had worked in then Baroda State. On September 23, 1917 he sat under a tree in Kamatbaug and took pledge. Around 5 - 10 buses full of BSP workers from each district of Gujarat will attend the public...Read More

Bhavnagar city Congress president resigns from the post

September 20, 2017
Bhavnagar city Congress president resigns from the post

Bhavnagar: City unit president of Bhavnagar Rajesh Joshi has tendered his resignation from the party. Earlier Congress spokesperson Ramdevsinh Zala had also resigned however party had not accepted his resignation. Meanwhile State party president Bharatsinh Solanki played down the issue and said he had not recieved resignation of Joshi. Joshi was earlier NSUI president, senate member, Councillor, leader of opposition in Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation. He had lost the election against BJ...Read More

BJP plans two yatras; PM to attend a grand concluding function Gujarat Gaurav Sammelan on October 16

September 19, 2017
BJP plans two yatras; PM to attend  a grand concluding function Gujarat Gaurav Sammelan  on October 16

Ahmedabad: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)'s two Yatras will proceed from Porbandar and Karamsad in the month of October. Yatra from Karmasad will be flagged off by party's national president Amit Shah. Porbandar is located in Saurashtra and it is birth place of Mahatma Gandhi, Karamsad is native place of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and it is located in Central Gujarat. Yatras will take place from Karamsad on 1st October and from Porbandar on 2nd October. Prime Minister Narend...Read More

BJP heading towards another ‘very good’ victory in Gujarat: Arun Jaitley

September 19, 2017
BJP heading towards another ‘very good’ victory in Gujarat: Arun Jaitley

Ahmedabad: Union Finance Minister, Senior BJP leader cum election in-charge of the party in Gujarat Arun Jaitley, who was here to participate in the extended executive meet of the party, today said that the party which was continuously winning in Gujarat since 1995 was again heading towards a 'very good' victory. He said that the agenda for BJP was development only and it was moving ahead in Gujarat irrespective of who is leading the government in the state. During the meet...Read More

Jaitley, Nirmala in Ahmedabad, Gadkari in Vadodara

September 19, 2017

Vadodara: Union road transport, highway and shipping minister Nitin Gadkari is in Vadodara today to address the 38th meeting of Transport Development Council(TDC) and conference of state transport ministers. The event is being organized by Ministry of Road Transport, Highway and Shipping, Government of India. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is on visit to Ahmedabad today to address extended state executive of Gujarat BJP. Jaitley is Gujarat assembly election incharge of BJP. Similarly...Read More

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