Articles tagged under: Alpesh Thakor

Wanted to become minister, but confusion is over, continuing in Congress: Alpesh Thakor

March 09, 2019
Wanted to become minister, but confusion is over, continuing in Congress: Alpesh Thakor

Ahmedabad: Admitting that he was willing to become 'minister', Congress national secretary and party MLA Apesh Thakor today said that he has taken a decision to not to leave Congress and struggle for his supporters. Addressing a press conference here Alpesh said that he was annoyed at the party and its leadership as he and his supporters were not getting due respect but now with the assurance of the party in this regard his annoyance was over. He also said that he did not ...Read More

Alpesh Thakor meets Thakor Sena office bearers, takes their opinion on next political move

March 07, 2019
Alpesh Thakor meets Thakor Sena office bearers, takes their opinion on next political move

Ahmedabad: Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor has started the opinion taking exercise of all the district units of his outfit Thakor Sena here about his next course of action. Alpesh had neither openly denied nor accepted the speculations about his leaving the party. He had said that he would clarify tomorrow. One of his supporters said that all of them were of the opinion that whatever decision Alpesh takes they would follow, be it even joining the BJP. Even as Congress is tryi...Read More

Amid speculations about switch-over to BJP, Alpesh Thakor says- he was not living Congress, would speak in detail at 2 pm tormorrow

March 07, 2019
Amid speculations about switch-over to BJP, Alpesh Thakor says- he was not living Congress, would speak in detail at 2 pm tormorrow

Gandhinagar: Amid speculation rife in media and over social media about some of the Congress MLA's likely joining the ruling BJP, one of such MLAs in discussion Alpesh Thakor today claimed that there was no truth in speculative news reports that he was going to leave Congress party. He however did not speak much and said that he would speak in detail in a press conference to be held at 2 pm tomorrow. He said he heard absurd news from the media friends. 'It is like I am sleeping...Read More

Congress announces 7 committees for Lok Sabha election in Gujarat

February 05, 2019
Congress announces 7 committees for Lok Sabha election in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress party has announced formation of 7 committees for 26-seat Lok Sabha election in Gujarat which is likely to be held in the months of April-May. A 15-member media coordination committee in Gujarat for upcoming Lok Sabha general elections with Naresh Raval as chairman and Ameeben Yagnik as convener. The members of this committee include Himanshu Vyas, Manish Doshi, Badruddin Sheikh, Alpesh Thakor, Himanshu Patel, Manhar Patel, Lalit Vasoya, Narendra Ravat, Rutvi...Read More

Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor calls on Gujarat CM at latter’s residence

January 31, 2019
Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor calls on Gujarat CM at latter’s residence

Gandhinagar: Congress MlA and Thakor Sena leader Alpesh Thakor today called on the Gujarat Chief Minister at latter's residence here. Thakor reportedly met the Chief Minister over the issue of 'harassment to his Thakor Sena cadres by police'. However possibility of political agenda behind this meeting can't be denied as Thakor has publicly expressed his displeasure against functioning of State Congress unit recently and he has been absent in party MLAs meeting called by State Congress. When ...Read More

Video of Alpesh Thakor and Shankar Chaudhary meeting each other goes viral, triggers speculations

January 24, 2019

Palanpur: Congress MLA and Thakor Sena leader Alpesh Thakor today rejected speculations regarding him joining the BJP ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Alpesh who is on yatra covering Thakor community populated areas of North Gujarat yesterday greeted and met with BJP leader and former minister Shankarbhai Chaudhary at Bhabhar town, video of which has gone viral on social media. A brief informal meeting of two leaders in public triggered further speculations regarding Alpesh's switch ov...Read More

Alpesh Thakor spends 40 minutes with Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

January 10, 2019
Alpesh Thakor spends 40 minutes with Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

New Delhi: Congress MLA and Thakor Sena leader Alpesh Thakor today called on Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi. This was Alpesh's second visit to Delhi in a week to meet Rahul Gandhi. He could not meet Rahul Gandhi during his earlier visit. However today, according to Alpesh, Rahul Gandhi spent 45 minutes with him. 'Strong leaders, workers must not be harassed. We generally don't discuss politics much when we meet, but today the discussion was purely political. He was going to Dubai b...Read More

Alpesh Thakor flies to Delhi to meet Congress high-command, says attempts within party are made to weaken him

January 07, 2019
Alpesh Thakor flies to Delhi to meet Congress high-command, says attempts within party are made to weaken him

Ahmedabad: Congress MLA and Thakor Sena president Alpesh Thakor today once again openly expressed his 'annoyance' over alleged attempt to weaken his position within the party. Thakor who had also participated in a meeting with various Congress leaders of his community including Baldevji Thakor, Jagdish Thakor at circuit house here, flew to Delhi today to meet the party high command. He said that no one should treat him like a weak person. 'I had joined the party with...Read More

I move around alone till 12 at night, those who dream to kill me should come: Alpesh Thakor’s video goes viral

October 20, 2018
I move around alone till 12 at night, those who dream to kill me should come: Alpesh Thakor’s video goes viral

Ahmedabad: A video of Congress MLA and party's co in-charge for Bihar Alpesh Thakor has gone viral in which he can be heard throwing an indirect challenge to the less known outfit of UP which had announced a reward of Rs one crore for the one who could behead him. During his address in a Garba event in Manekpur village under Deesa Taluka in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat, Alpesh said that those who were dreaming of killing him should come to him and he move around alone even ti...Read More

Why don’t your government arrest Alpesh Thakor; media asks Rupani in Uttar Pradesh

October 15, 2018
Why don’t your government arrest Alpesh Thakor; media asks Rupani in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: When asked why Gujarat government is not arresting Congress leader and MLA Alpesh Thakor in connection with recent incidents in Gujarat in which non-Gujarati migrants were targeted, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who is on two-day visit to Uttar Pradesh in his reply said legal process was going on and actions will be taken on the basis of whatever come out in the course of investigation. Rupani said, ' it was well-planned conspiracy by Congress MLA as four state elections were ...Read More