Articles tagged under: GMC

Disappeared Congress Corporator Ankit Barot, re-appears, alleges abduction on relatives of BJP MLA

November 05, 2018
Disappeared Congress Corporator Ankit Barot, re-appears, alleges abduction on relatives of BJP MLA

Gandhinagar: The Congress corporator of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation, Ankit Barot who had mysteriously gone missing since yesterday evening, today appeared suddenly near Chiloda here and claimed that he was abducted by relatives of BJP MLA Ashok Patel. Barot, due to absence of whom the general body meeting of GMC saw a highly chaotic scene, reached the SP office here file a case in this regard. Talking to newsmen he alleged that the maternal brother of BJP MLA Ashok Patel, ...Read More

GMC distributes daily 120 litre free butter milk to citizens

June 02, 2016

Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation(GMC) is distributing daily 120 litre butter milk for free among its employees in field and citizens to counter the impact of heat. The initiative kicked off on 18 April and it is going since then. Main benificieries of this initiative are sweepers, drivers, health workers and other staff members of GMC, but they are not the only beneficiaries. Local citizens are served with butter milk outside the GMC office gate, distribution cente...Read More

In support of Pravin Patel’s decision after that indecisive verdict in Gandhinagar

May 11, 2016

By Japan K Pathak Gandhinagar As his move has favored BJP, the Congress party and section of media is jointly projecting Gandhinagar Mayor Pravin Patel as villain. As soon as he switched over to BJP after elected on Congress symbol, a group of Congress workers first attacked Pravin Patel's house in Gandhinagar and broke glasses of windows. Later Pravin Patel was on two occasions attacked and thrashed by group of Congress members - mostly Councillors. This(presented below) ...Read More

Congress holds protest at Pravin Patel’s residence in Gandhinagar

May 07, 2016

Gandhinagar About two dozen Congress workers including many Congress Councillors in Gandhinagar today rushed to newly elected Mayor Pravin Patel Quality's house and shouted slogans. The Congress workers were detained by police for holding protest without having permission. Pravin Patel, originally from BJP had contested the election as Congress candidate. After winning the election on Congress ticket by thin margin, Patel rejoined BJP as Mayoral candidate. He was elected as Mayor with sup...Read More

Rejoined BJP owing to 10% EBC quota, groupism and in-fight in Congress: Pravin Patel

May 06, 2016

Gandhinagar With the ruling BJP's dramatic regain of power in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) today owing to the sudden switch-over of a Congress corporator, state president of the ruling party,Vijay Rupani outright rejected the opposition's allegations of 'horse-trading'. Talking to media persons Mr. Rupani said, ' The allegations are baseless. Not even a single penny exchanged hands. There has been no deal, Pravinbhai (a former BJP man) is an old acquaintance to m...Read More

BJP gets majority in GMC as Pravin Patel ‘Quality’ rejoins the party as Mayoral candidate

May 06, 2016

Gandhinagar Congress Councillor Pravin Patel who is locally known as 'Quality' rejoined today original political party BJP as party's Mayoral candidate. Pravin Patel has been elected as new Mayor of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation(GMC) where both BJP and Congress had won 16 seats each after recently concluded general elections for civic body. As both parties had won same number of seats, there was a situation of tie in Gandhinagar. The board meeting was called today for election of Ma...Read More

Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation board meeting on 6 May

April 27, 2016

Gandhinagar Decision on the posts of Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation(GMC) is likely to be out on May 6. The first board meeting post election is scheduled on 6 May. This is comfortably enough time to create favorable political arithmetic for both parties - BJP and Congress that have equal number of Councillors elected after recently concluded polls. 32-seat GMC elected body has 16 members of BJP and Congress each. There are several possibilities o...Read More

Gujarati news channel claims it conducted exit poll in Gandhinagar

April 25, 2016

Gandhinagar A Gujarati news channel VTV News has predicted Congress party's victory in Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation(GMC) polls, voting for which took place yesterday. The channel claimed it conducted exit poll covering 1260 voters. As per the results of survey, Congress would get 18 to 20 out of total 32 seats in GMC while BJP will get 14 to 16 seats. The channel further said Patidar community has domination in ward number 1, 3 and 8 while other wards such as 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 ...Read More

51% voting for Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation polls

April 24, 2016

Gandhinagar Around 51 % voters exercised their franchise during the polling for Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) which started at 8am and ended peacefully at 5 pm today. District Collector cum Returning Officer Ravi Shanker said that as per primary figures the turn out was 51 percent. This may see some correction on complete compilation of data. Voting till 1 pm was approximately 30 % while by 4 pm, an hour before the closure it was 46.80%. There are ...Read More

30 per cent turnout in Gandhinagar civic poll till 1 PM

April 24, 2016

Gandhinagar Voting on 32 seats of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation today began at a slow pace and later gained momentum, as about 30 per cent voter turnout was registered till 1 PM, officials said. According to Gandhinagar Collector Ravi Shankar, the highest voter turnout has been registered so far in ward no.1, which comprises several rural pockets. "Voting has picked up gradually and touched 30 per cent mark till 1 PM. Ward no.1, having some rural areas in it, registered the highest ...Read More