• Ambaji temple in pilgrim town Ambaji in North Gujarat received 2.59 crore donation during 9-night festival Navratri this year. Navratri is second big season after Bhadarvi poonam fair during which Ambaji temple recieves huge donatio. According to temple trust, during 9-night festival Navratri the temple receieved 24.70 lakh in Bhet kendra, Rs 3.23 lakh for golden conversion of shikhara, Rs 14.21 lakh at gaadi, Rs 1.50 crore at bhandaara and 641 gram donation of gold
  • Talatis who work as government employees at village level will go on strike on Monday, October 22 seeking hike in salary. Talati union has threatened to boycot the government works across all 18,000 villages of Gujarat.
  • Pakistani Marine Security Agency captures three Indian fishing boats off Gujarat coast with around 18 fishermen aboard; Just four days ago, Pakistan had captured another boat and 12 fishermen off Gujarat coast
  • 300 kg heroin case: Gujarat ATS nabs terror operative Manzoor Mir from Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir. he was instumental in terror finance and had links with Pakistan based terror outfir Jaish-e-Mohammed

Articles tagged under: Morarji Desai

Raas dance video viral in name of Morarji Desai is fake; it hasn’t Morarji Desai in it

October 22, 2018

Gandhinagar: A Gujarati news channel has broadcasted it and number of people have tweeted, retweeted, liked it, posted it on Facebook and shared it online, but the video is fake. A video has some people playing Raas, a traditional dance of Gujarat which is played along with Garba during nine-night festival of Navratri every year. It is claimed that a person playing Dandiya with Gandhi topi headgear in video is former Prime Minister Morarji Desai. It is also claimed that video is from Bha...Read More

Gujarat BJP slams Karnataka govt for renaming 100 Morarji Desai Residential Schools as Indira Gandhi Residential Schools

August 18, 2017

Gandhinagar: Gujarat BJP today strongly protested Congress-ruled Karnataka government's decision to rename 100 Morarji Desai residential schools in the state as Indra Gandhi residential schools. State BJP president Jitubhai Vaghani today said that Congress has once again displayed its anti-Gujarat and anti-Gujarati mentality by issuing a notification to rename Morarjibhai Desai schools as Indira Gandhi schools. "Gujarat is proud of Shri Morarjibhai Desai during whose rule, the country ...Read More

Vijay Sanghvi on Indira’s cash worries and Morarji’s demonetisation move

January 02, 2017
Vijay Sanghvi on Indira’s cash worries and Morarji’s demonetisation move

Japan K Pathak, Ahmedabad: Veteran political journalist Vijay Sanghvi who had been on the "Congress beat" for more than four decades in Delhi, in 2006 came with a book 'Congress - Indira to Sonia Gandhi'. In this book, Sanghvi mentioned an interesting reference to Indira Gandhi led Congress party's worries regarding parking of cash fund of her party and Morarji Desai's demonetisation move. The excerpt of Sanghvi's book is presented below: ......Rumours were floating in the capital that the Jan...Read More

Morarji Desai Museum opens in Valsad town (Video)

July 11, 2015

Valsad Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today inaugurated Rs 7 crore museum dedicated to former Prime Minister of India and son of Gujarat Shri Morarji Desai in Valsad town of south Gujarat. The latest digital technology has been used in this museum in which there's also a section on common virtues between Morarji Desai and Narendra Modi. The museum has been built under Swarnim model town scheme by Valsad Municipality. DeshGujarat Read More

Surat airport likely to be named after Morarji Desai

April 30, 2015
Surat airport likely to be named after Morarji Desai

Surat The airport in Surat is likely to get the name of Late Prime Minister Shri Morarji Desai. According to reports, Prime Minister office itself has moved the process in this regard, and after all procedures in Civil Aviation Ministry in Delhi, the airport will be given name as 'Morarji Desai Domestic Airport Surat'. At the same time, Porbandar airport will be named as 'Mahatma Gandhi Domestic Airport. It should be mentioned that Morarji Desai was only Gujarati Prime Minister other than...Read More

Museum on Morarji Desai likely to open in February 2015 in Gujarat

December 29, 2014

Valsad Former Prime Minister Morarji Desai's home town Valsad will have a museum dedicated to Desai. The museum is likely to be opened by Gujarat Chief Minister in February. The museum has been developed by local municipality at a cost of Rs. 4 crore. The museum will have hundreds of pictures of Morarji Desai. it will also have audio-visual facility. Municipality is planning to introduce entry-free to generate fund for maintenance of the museum. Morarji Desa...Read More

19th death anniversery of India’s first non-Congress PM today, his samadhi is in Ahmedabad(pictures)

April 10, 2014

Ahmedabad, 10 April, 2012 While 14 states of India are polling most likely to elect a non Congress Prime Minister, today is 19th death anniversery of first non Congress Prime Minister of India Shri Morarji Desai. Shri Desai was elected from Gujarat as a member of parliament. Presented in the pictures above is samadhi of Shri Morarjibhai Desai which is called 'Abhay Ghaat'. Shri Desai was cremated at this place. Abhay Ghaat is located on Ashram roa...Read More

Photos: Have you visited Gujarati PM’s samadhi in Amdavad?

February 29, 2012
Photos: Have you visited Gujarati PM’s samadhi in Amdavad?

Ahmedabad, 29 February, 2012 This is the samadhi of former Prime Minister of India and son of Gujarat late Shri Morarjibhai Desai. It is situated on Ashram road of Ahmedabad just next to the Gandhi Ashram. The place has good landscape and open environment, but very few people visit it. Read More

Two PMs tackled inflation, Morarjibhai one of them:Modi

February 29, 2012

Gandhinagar/Surat, 29 February, 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today remembered late Morarji Desai as an able Prime Minister during the Janata Party rule for containing inflation. Paying his floral tribute to Mr. Desai on his birth anniversary today in front of his oil portrait in the State Assembly premises here, he said that Mr. Desai adopted the Gandhian values in his public life and practised Gandhian ideals in politics. Mr. Modi said that Mr. Desai would ...Read More

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