Articles tagged under: Koli community

Two Banaskantha Congress leaders join BJP; former Rajkot Mayor rejoins Congress along with former MLA of Chotila

August 14, 2018
Two Banaskantha Congress leaders join BJP; former Rajkot Mayor rejoins Congress along with former MLA of Chotila

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: District Panchayat member and Congress leader from northern Gujarat district Banaskantha joined the BJP today along with district general secretary of party Haresh Joshi. Their induction took place at the state BJP headquarters in Gandhinagar today in presence of party leader KC Patel, Shambhuprasad Tundiya among others. In another development, former Mayor of Rajkot Ashok Dangar rejoined Congress party. Dangar had joined BJP in November 2012 claiming that he was feeli...Read More

Bavalia on his choice of portfolios, Parshottam Solanki, impact in LS election and more

July 03, 2018
Bavalia on his choice of portfolios, Parshottam Solanki, impact in LS election and more

Rajkot: Kunvarji Bavalia who took oath as minister after quitting Congress today morning, in reply to media's query regarding possible portfolios he could be assigned by Chief Minister said, 'I am from Education field, if you look at rural background it's Water supply and Irrigation and at the same time I will also address the issue related to OBC community.' Bavalia said he has been invited to state cabinet tomorrow. When asked against Congress's claim that party had given a lot to him,...Read More

Bavalia participates in community meet, Chotila MLA, ex-MLA also present

June 24, 2018

Bichiya (Gujarat): Aggrieved senior Congress leader and MLA in Gujarat Kuwarji Bavliya participated in a so-called community harmony conference (Samrasta Sammelan)of his Koli community here in his constituency Jasdan under Rajkot district. Apart from Bavliya, who recently had a meeting with Rahul Gandhi regarding alleged ignore of him and other senior party leaders in the state, appealed those present in the conference to sort-out the petty differences in the community and w...Read More

Sulking Congress leader Bavaliya meets Rahul in Delhi, says no plans to quit congress ‘as of now’

June 22, 2018
Sulking Congress leader Bavaliya meets Rahul in Delhi, says no plans to quit congress ‘as of now’

Rajkot/New Delhi: 'Aggrieved' Senior Congress leader and MLA from Jasdan in Gujarat, Kuvarji Bavaliya today had a meeting with party president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi in presence of state in-charge Rajiv Satav. Bavaliya later said that he had two agendas for the meeting. One was about the meeting of leaders of Koli community from poll-bound Rajasthan, MP and Chattisgarh with Gandhi and second one was about the issue of ignoring of several senior party leaders in Gujarat. ...Read More

Two youths stripped, beaten up by mob of their own community in Gondal

May 24, 2018
Two youths stripped, beaten up by mob of their own community in Gondal

Rajkot: Two youths were stripped and beaten up by the members of their own community for pasting indecent slogan written papers on the base of Mandhata statue in Gondal town of Rajkot district today. Police said that Ranjit Girdhar Makwana and Dilip Gordhan Bavaliya had pasted papers with indecent remarks against some policemen on the base of the statue in Bhagwatpara area. Seeing the poster a large number of people from the community assembled there and nabbed the two y...Read More

Koli community youths damage power infrastructure in Palitana to ensure success of bandh call

May 14, 2018
Koli community youths damage power infrastructure in Palitana to ensure success of bandh call

Palitana: The madness of reacting in violence fashion over some social media content is reflected in one more incident. Koli community youths had given strike call protesting a viral video insulting Koli community. The youths out on streets, in order to ensure success of strike call on Sunday damaged State run power distribution company PGVCL's power boxes. The miscreants opened transformer boxes and pelted stone in order to damage them. Fuses and meters of diamond units were hit by sticks and p...Read More

BJP wins all 28 seats of Jafrabad Municipality unopposed as Congress fails to field candidates, independents withdraw

February 06, 2018

BJP wins all 28 seats of Jafrabad Municipality unopposed as Congress fails to field candidates, independents withdraw; local BJP leader Hira Solanki's video with Cheetah goes viral in social media https://t.co/BeveJ9fAkO pic.twitter.com/TQO04PDFRd— DeshGujarat (@DeshGujarat) February 6, 2018 Jafrabad: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) has created history by winning all 28 seats of Jafrabad municipality unopposed. Coastal town Jafrabad has total 28 seats in local civic body. As ...Read More

Congress legislature party meet to select leader of opposition starts with feeling heat of ‘Koli power’

January 03, 2018
Congress legislature party meet to select leader of opposition starts with feeling heat of ‘Koli power’

Ahmedabad: After ruling BJP in Gujarat, main opposition Congress in Gujarat is now feeling the heat of caste politics and more especially of 'Koli power'. Even as the said dissident attitude of minister of dominant Koli community Parshottam Solanki, who want more portfolios to his kitty, has put the BJP high command in trouble, another strong leader of the same community four time MLA and former MP Kuwarji Babaria has now created a difficult situation for Congress. In fact Babaria and h...Read More

Raju Solanki leaves Congress, rejoins BJP with other Koli leaders

November 10, 2017
Raju Solanki leaves Congress, rejoins BJP with other Koli leaders

Bhavnagar: Vir Mandhata Group president and Koli community leader Raju Solanki who had joined Congress party five days ago has today left Congress and rejoined BJP. Solanki joined BJP in presence of party's national president Amit Shah in Gandhinagar. Solanki said Congress wanted him to fight election against Koli community leader and BJP minister Parshottam Solanki and divide the Koli community. He said he was disappointed when he learnt that Congress wanted to divide the community using him...Read More

Koli community of Gujarat jubilant over Kovind’s selection: Kovind had visited Gujarat just last week

June 19, 2017
Koli community of Gujarat jubilant over Kovind’s selection: Kovind had visited Gujarat just last week

Gandhinagar: The entire Koli fraternity in Gujarat has shown happiness over selection of Shri Ram Nath Kovind's selection as NDA's candidate for upcoming presidential election. It is to be noticed that Shri Ramnath Kovind is associated with Gujarat's Koli community for last 15 years. Coming from most deprived section of the society he served top positions through his hard work and also served as a president of Akhil Bharatiya Dalit Samaj. Shri Kovind had just last week on 13-14 June...Read More

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