Articles tagged under: Keshubhai Patel

PM Modi takes out time from hectic schedule to meet grieving former CM 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

Son of former CM Keshubhai Patel dies in US

September 09, 2017

Gandhinagar: 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

Book on late Suryakant Acharya released in Junagadh

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

Shri Somnath Trust meeting takes place in presence of PM; Keshubhai reappointed as Chairman

March 08, 2017
Shri Somnath Trust meeting takes place in presence of PM; Keshubhai reappointed as Chairman

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

In pictures: Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel reach Keshubhai Patel’s place to seek blessings

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

Keshubhai praises Hardik, says he has brought Patels together

March 08, 2016

Ahmedabad 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

A day before his election as President of Gujarat BJP, Vijay Rupani visits Keshubhai

February 18, 2016

Gandhinagar 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

On polling day, why Keshubhai Patel is angry and on whom

November 22, 2015

Rajkot, DeshGujarat 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

Keshubhai Patel visits Gujarat BJP headquarters

April 06, 2015

Gandhinagar 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

Keshubhai nominated as Chairman of Somnath Trust for one more year

December 20, 2014

New Delhi 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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