Articles tagged under: Arjun Modhwadia

Siddharth Patel appointed campaign committee head for Gujarat polls

August 24, 2017
Siddharth Patel appointed campaign committee head for Gujarat polls

Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress party has appointed former state unit chief Siddharth Patel as campaign committee head for upcoming assembly elections likely to be held in the month of December this year. Siddharth Patel is son of late Chief Minister Chimanbhai Patel. He is foreign educated soft spoken person who lost assembly election on Dabhoi seat in Central Gujarat. In 2012 assembly polls, then leader of opposition Shankersinh Vaghela was appointed as head of campaign committee. Vaghela has...Read More

Rahul Gandhi vehicle attack case: Local BJYM office bearer formally arrested

August 05, 2017
Rahul Gandhi vehicle attack case: Local BJYM office bearer formally arrested

Dhanera: Police today finally formally arrested a local leader of BJP youth wing (BJYM) in connection with the yesterday's attack on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's car near here during his trip to this part of flood hit Banaskantha district of Gujarat. With this the around 18 hour long Dharna of congress led by its former state president Arjun Modhwadiya in the police station premises here ended today. Modhwadiya had accompanied Rahul during his visit and was also presen...Read More

CM’s are not decided on the basis of posters: Modhwadia

May 09, 2017
CM’s are not decided on the basis of posters: Modhwadia

Surat: Amid alleged desperation in Shankersinh Vaghela camp and surfacing of hoardings in Vadodara projecting him as the next chief minister of Gujarat, his party colleague and former president of state Congress, Arjun Modhwadia today said that Chief Ministers were not decided on the basis of posters. Talking to newsmen here today, Modhwadia, who himself was reportedly among several contenders for CM's post in the party which was out of power in the state for around two decades, s...Read More

Modhwadia on boat yatra, promises ‘Kinara Vikas Board’ when Congress in power

May 04, 2017
Modhwadia on boat yatra, promises ‘Kinara Vikas Board’ when Congress in power

Ahmedabad: After holding five rallies in eastern tribal belt of Gujarat, opposition Congress party has now shifted its focus to fishermen community which lives on western coastal belt of Gujarat. Former president of Gujarat Congress Arjun Modhwadia who hails from coastal town Porbandar in Saurashtra region has been chosen by party to lead the 'Kinara Bachao Abhiyan' under which 16 public meetings of fishermen community are planned. The final public meeting which shall be held at Umargaon will be...Read More

Liquor party bust: Crime branch summons Modhwadia, 25 accused

May 10, 2016

Ahmedabad A day after senior Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia claimed that police took bribe to "settle the matter" after busting a liquor party which was also attended by his son, the crime branch today summoned him to provide "proofs" to substantiate his allegations. Crime branch, which was handed over the probe yesterday, also summoned 25 youths, including Modhwadia's son Parth, who were arrested at the party here for allegedly consuming liquor. An FIR was also lodged against a woman ...Read More

Modhwadia alleges cops took bribe in liquor party case involving son, PSI transferred

May 09, 2016

Ahmedabad Former president of Gujarat Congress Arjun Modhwadia today alleged that police took Rs 4 lakh in liquor party raid case and also demanded additional sum of Rs 6 lakh as bribe. Modhwadia's son Parth was one of the 25 persons caught by police in liquor party raid from Ashawari tower in Satellite area of Ahmedabad. Modhwadia said, "my son Parth called me in the night that a party he was attending was raided by police and they are being taken to police station. He also said t...Read More

Liquor party raided: Gujarat Congress leader Modhwadia’s son among those held

May 08, 2016

Ahmedabad Police today arrested former Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia's son, Parth and 24 others for allegedly consuming liquor at a party in Satellite area of the city. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a residential apartment in Asawari tower near S G Highway early this morning and nabbed Parth (25) along with 24 others who were celebrating their friend's birthday, said Satellite Police Station Inspector M U Mashi. "We found more than 20 bottles of Indian Made Foreign Liquor ...Read More

Modhwadia protests AMC move to impose TP over Gujarat University land

July 20, 2015

Ahmedabad Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia today in a statement made allegation that BJP ruled Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation(AMC) was trying to impose Town Planning(TP) scheme on Gujarat University owned land. He said such move will be opposed with all possible strength. Modhwadia said recently the municipal commissioner visited Gujarat University campus to discuss her plan to implement TP scheme on University land to build roads and acquire margin land. Modhwadia said this procedur...Read More

Swine flu: Gujarat Congress delegation meets Governor

February 09, 2015

Gandhinagar Gujarat Congress leaders including state party president Shri Arjun Modhwadia, national spokesperson Shri Shaktisinh Gohil and leader of opposition in Gujarat assembly joined by other party members today called on Governor to submit a memorandum on seriousness of Swine flu spread in Gujarat. Congress leaders in a memorandum submitted to Governor pointed out, "Government doesn't have preventive vaccine against swine flu. There's shortage of doctors a...Read More

Gujarat Congress seeks probe by neutral agency into bribe allegations against Dr. Bharat Boghra

December 27, 2014

Ahmedabad, DeshGujarat Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia today in a statement issued here demanded probe by neutral agency into allegations of Rs. 17 lakh bribe taken by former BJP MLA(Jasdan) Dr. Dr. Bharat Boghra. Yesterday one CM Pandya who is into agriculture green house business went to Anti Corruption Bureau(ACB) office in Ahmedabad and submitted audio tape, SMS record and other documents to support his application against former BJP MLA of Jasda...Read More

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