Articles tagged under: Gujarat Assembly

Gujarat CM replies debate on Motion of Thanks to Governor’s address to Assembly

February 23, 2018
Gujarat CM replies debate on Motion of Thanks to Governor’s address to Assembly

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that BJP retaining power in the state even after 22 years of rule in the state, rising above the previous governments’ appeasement policy, reflected people’s mandate reposing confidence on the government for development, prosperity, peace and safety. Replying to debate on Motion of Thanks to the Governor’s address to the State Assembly here, he said that debate by the members of the treasury and opposition benches are impor...Read More

2.10 lakh tourists in Rann Utsav, govt earned Rs 4.60 crore

February 23, 2018
2.10 lakh tourists in Rann Utsav, govt earned Rs 4.60 crore

Gandhinagar: As many as 2.10 lakh tourists participated in the Rann Utsav in year 2016-17, said the government in reply to a question in the Gujarat Assembly. Rann Utsav is organized by Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd(TCGL) in public private partnership(PPP) mode at Dhordo in white Rann of Kutch ever year in winter. Tourism Minister Vasava in reply to question said total 2,10,274 tourists visited Rann Utsav in 2016-17. The government earned Rs 286.60 lakh as royalty of tent from priv...Read More

10,838 suicides, 2,033 murders in Gujarat in last two years

February 21, 2018
10,838 suicides, 2,033 murders in Gujarat in last two years

Gandhinagar: In a reply to question asked in the assembly, the State government has shared the detail that in last two years 10,838 persons committed suicide of which highest 1953 were in Surat followed by 1,791 in Ahmdabad, 1,616 in Rajkot. None person committed suicide in last two years in Devbhumi Dwarka district, the reply reveals. In reply to another question the government said, the State witnessed 2,033 murders in last two years among which the highest 267 were in Surat followed by Ah...Read More

Congress stages walk-out from Gujarat assembly soon after start of budget speech

February 20, 2018
Congress stages walk-out from Gujarat assembly soon after start of budget speech

Gandhinagar: Main opposition Congress today walked out from Gujarat assembly during presentation of budget by Dy CM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel. Congress members started shouting minutes after Patel started his budget speech. When Nitin Patel was speaking about agriculture, farmers and cooperative sector budget, the congress MLAs started shouting on the issue of the groundnut support price. Despite repeated requests by speaker Rajendra Trivedi and by finance minis...Read More

Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor suspended from assembly for a day

February 20, 2018
Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor suspended from assembly for a day

Gandhinagar: Congress MLA from Radhanpur constituency in Gujarat, Alpesh Thakor was today suspended from the assembly proceedings for a day by speaker Rajendra Trivedi. The speaker suspended him during the question hour on the second day of ongoing budget session. First time MLA Thakor was trying to raise illicit liquor business issue even as the question hour was already on. When the speaker asked him to sit down he did not listen to him and shouting loudly he w...Read More

Gujarat Road Safety Authority Bill 2018 passed unopposed in assembly on first day of budget session

February 19, 2018
Gujarat Road Safety Authority Bill 2018 passed unopposed in assembly on first day of budget session

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Road Safety Authority Bill 2018 was passed unopposed in the assembly on the first day of the budget session. The bill passed to replace the related ordinance of last year brought in the wake of an apex court order. Minister R C Faldu presented the bill in the house. In it there was a provision for setting up of the road safety authority which would act as the main agency for road safety. It also has provision for Road safety fund and up to Rs o...Read More

Budget session of Gujarat Assembly off to a stormy start, Governor shortens address amid chaos by Congress MLAs

February 19, 2018
Budget session of Gujarat Assembly off to a stormy start, Governor shortens address amid chaos by Congress MLAs

Gandhinagar: The over a month long first budget session of 14 th Gujarat Assembly today began on a stormy note as expected. Amid the din and uproar caused by the slogan shouting by Congress MLAs, the house was even adjourned for half an hour. The Congress MLAs had assembled in front of the speaker's seat and were shouting slogans. Governor O P Kohli concluded his address within 4 to 5 minutes amid the chaotic scene. It was deemed read. Congress MLAs wh...Read More

First Budget session of 14th Gujarat assembly from tomorrow, likely to be stormy. Patel to present budget on February 20

February 18, 2018
First Budget session of 14th Gujarat assembly from tomorrow, likely to be stormy. Patel to present budget on February 20

Gandhinagar: The over a month long first budget session of 14 th Gujarat Assembly will being tomorrow. The session to be concluded on March 28 is likely to see the passage of around half a dozen bills including the one making penal provisions for using fake caste certificates for reservation benefits. It will be held in the renovated and reconstructed building of the assembly building Vithalbhai Patel bhavan. Deputy CM cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel will presen...Read More

Rajendra Trivedi files nomination for speaker post as consensus candidate

February 17, 2018
Rajendra Trivedi files nomination for speaker post as consensus candidate

Gandhinagar: Former Minister Rajendra Trivedi today filed his nomination for the post of speaker of the 14 th Gujarat Assembly as consensus candidate. CM Vijay Rupani who was present on the occasion has signed as proposer in the nomination form while LoP Paresh Dhanani (also present) has signed as seconder. Trivedi handed over his nomination form to the senior official of assembly A B Karova who accepted it in the chamber of secretary D M Patel on his behalf...Read More

Renovated building of Gujarat Assembly complex to be inaugurated on February 19

February 17, 2018
Renovated building of Gujarat Assembly complex to be inaugurated on February 19

Gandhinagar: A revamped building of Gujarat assembly will be opened by the Governor on February 19 with start of the budget session of the assembly. A 36-year old assembly complex has been renovated in 14-month period by Ahmedabad based PSP Construction. The original cost of this project was Rs 121 crore however on the tail side, the total amount spent has been Rs 135 crore. The revamped building of assembly has dome atop it and new elevation. Though the number of MLAs at presen...Read More

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