Articles tagged under: Keshubhai Patel
September 14, 2017
Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today took out time from his hectic schedule to meet Former Gujarat CM Keshubhai Patel, who had recently lost his son, at his residence here.
PM Modi met Patel and expressed his deep condolences on the demise of his son Pravin Patel who died of a heart attack on September 8 in Dallas of US where he used to live.
Modi had earlier talked to Keshubhai over telephone on September 9 after learning about the incident.
Around 60 ye...Read More
September 09, 2017
Son of former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, Pravin Patel died in the US last night.
PA to Patel Shetal Pandya today said that around 60 year old Pravinbhai, second among six children (5 son and a daughter) of Keshubhai used to live in Dallas where he died yesterday (around 2am Indian Standard time).
Pandya said that according to primary information Pravinbhai died of heart attack.
Notably, wife of Keshubhai had died in a fire incide...Read More
March 12, 2017
Junagadh: A book on former member of parliament(Rajya Sabha) and one of the persons very much in the foundation of Gujarat BJP Suryakant Acharya was released today by Governor of Karnataka Vajubhai Vala and former chief minister Keshubhai Patel. Former Health Minister Hemaben Acharya, former Gujarat BJP president Rajendrasinh Rana, folk artist Bhikhudan Gadhvi, former Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia, Manavadar Congress MLA Jawahar Chavda, Bharatbhai Gajipara among others were pr...Read More
March 08, 2017
Somnath: Shri Somnath Trust's 116th meeting took place today. Former Chief Miniser Keshubhai Patel was reappointed as Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust for year 2017. His name was proposed by Shri Modi and supported by Shri LK Advani.
According to Shri PK Lehri of Shri Somnath Trust, Shri Modi spent 20-25 minutes more time in the meeting.
He said, discussions took place on how to increase the number of pilgims from distanced states. How Somnath Mahotsav can take place there. How those who wis...Read More
August 06, 2016
Gandhinagar: Newly elected Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel today reached former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel's residence in Gandhinagar to seek his blessing a day before their swearing in. Keshubhai gave blessing to both and offered them sweet. Keshubhai showed his inability to grace the oath taking function scheduled to take place tomorrow around noon at Mahatma Mandir due to poor health but assured his support and guidance to both. Keshubhai ex...Read More
March 08, 2016
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel today praised jailed Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel, saying he has "brought the community together".
"When I was coming, people shouted 'Jai Sardar (an invocation to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel). I also shouted 'Jai Sardar'. We are all marching ahead on the call of 'Jai Sardar'. This community (Patidar) has today come together because of that boy," he said without taking the name of the 22-year-old Hardik.
The 87-year-...Read More
February 18, 2016
Vijay Rupani, the minister in state cabinet who is all set to be elected unopposed as president of the Gujarat unit of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) tomorrow at 12.39 pm, today visited the residence of former Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Keshubhai Patel in Gandhinagar and sought his blessings.
Though his name is not declared officially as party president, party leaders off the record covey media person that Vijaybhai is going to become the President tomorrow.
Vijay Ru...Read More
November 22, 2015
Senior leader and former Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel is angry.
He is angry against the State Election Commission(SEC) for its failure in implementing e-voting system effectively.
Keshubhai is registered as voter in Rajkot. He lives in Gandhinagar. He wanted to cast his vote online sitting at his home in Gandhinagar and therefore he had applied for e-voting, however just 48 hours before polling, like thousands of others who had applied for e-voting, Keshubhai wa...Read More
April 06, 2015
On Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)'s foundation day, Gujarat BJP had a good news as former Chief Minister Shri Keshubhai Patel visited Gujarat BJP Headquarters 'Kamalam' at Koba near Gandhinagar. Shri Keshubhai visited party headquarters after state BJP president Shri RC Faldu invited him.
Entire top cadre of Gujarat BJP led by Faldu was present at party headquarters to welcome Shri Keshubhai Patel.
Shri Keshubhai Patel offered flowers to murals of Bharat Mata, Pandit Dinday...Read More
December 20, 2014
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today attended a meeting of the Somnath Trust in New Delhi, in his capacity as a trustee.
The meeting was also attended by Shri Keshubhai Patel - Chairman of the Trust, and the other trustees - Shri LK Advani, Shri PK Lahiri, Shri Harshvardhan Neotia and Shri JD Parmar.
The meeting condoled the passing away of Shri Prassanvadan Mehta, who was also a trustee.
The trustees discussed ways and means to make...Read More
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