Articles tagged under: Gram Panchayat Elections 2018
February 14, 2018
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that his government is going to give special focus on farmers and villages. Rupani said the government will bring many schemes in its upcoming budget for farmers and rural areas. He said the government is drafting the budget with aim to make villages prosper. Money will not be an issue, he said. Rupani said the government will call gathering of Sarpanch(elected village head) of all 18,000 villages of Gujarat in future. He said he wa...Read More
February 08, 2018
Gandhinagar: State BJP today said the Congress party has not found candidate to contest in local polls even in the area of the leader of opposition.
The BJP in a note said: today was the last day to file nomination for district panchayat and taluka panchayat elections. BJP candidate Ratiben Khunt has been elected unopposed on Untvad seat of Babra taluka panchayat of Amreli district which is reserved for Schedule Tribe candidate.
Earlier in Amreli district, BJP had secured all 28 seats of...Read More
February 06, 2018
On the day of counting of votes for February 4, elections in over 1100 gram panchayats in Gujarat, held on non-party basis, both ruling BJP and main opposition Congress made claims of over 70% of the seats having been bagged by their supported candidates.
Gram panchayat elections are contested without party symbol or banner. None of the candidates is considered party's candidate.
BJP state general secretary K C Patel said that BJP supported candidates ...Read More
January 30, 2018
More than 30 leaders and workers of Congress including its district general secretary Merubha Gohil today joined BJP.
Gujarat BJP president Jeetu Vaghnai, who welcomed Gohil and other congress leaders and their supporters in the party by putting saffron scarf on their shoulders at BJP state headquarter Srikamalam, said that BJP would emerge victorious in most of the local bodies in which the polls were to take place on February 17.
Gohil and other Congr...Read More
January 27, 2018
Gandhinagar: As the mark of electoral ink applied during recently concluded assembly elections in Gujarat is still present on left hand's forefinger in case of many voters, the State Election Commission has decided to put ink mark on the next finger of left hand for gram panchayat elections. Generally, the ink mark takes two months time to erase completely. Polling for gram panchayats in Gujarat is going to take place within two-month period after polling for assembly. Electoral ink, indelible i...Read More
January 08, 2018
The election/by elections in over 1400 Gram Panchayats of 32 districts in Gujarat would be held on February 4.
The counting for the election which are not held on party basis will take place on February 6.
The State Election Commission today announced the poll schedule and with this the model code of conduct has come in force in the areas concerned.
Apart from Dangs all the other 32 districts of the state would see these polls. The maximum numbe...Read More
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