Articles tagged under: Paresh Dhanani

Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani terms those who voted for Modi as fools

May 22, 2019
Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani terms those who voted for Modi as fools

Gandhinagar: As exit polls were in favor of BJP, the leader of opposition in the Gujarat Assembly and Amreli Lok Sabha seat candidate Paresh Dhanani in a controvercial tweet said foolish ones might have voted for Modiji. Dhanani thus termed those who voted for Modi as foolish persons. Dhanani in his Gujarati tweet further said that the innocent people of this country might have carried away by poisonous trend of hypocrite nationalism. Dhanani in his tweet also linked the polling trends w...Read More

LoP Paresh Dhanani is Congress candidate on Amreli Lok Sabha seat

April 03, 2019
LoP Paresh Dhanani is Congress candidate on Amreli Lok Sabha seat

Amreli: Leader of opposition and MLA Paresh Dhanani is Congress party's candidate for Amreli Lok Sabha seat. Dhanani is believed Congress president Rahul Gandhi's choice. Ahead of filing nomination, Dhanani today morning addressed a gathering of party workers. The district party unit leaders in their speeches expressed solidarity behind Dhanani's candidature. DeshGujaratRead More

LoP Dhanani suspended for a day over Statue of Unity remark

February 20, 2019
LoP Dhanani suspended for a day over Statue of Unity remark

Gandhinagar: Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani was Wednesday suspended from the Gujarat Assembly for a day for refusing to apologise over his remark that the 'Statue of Unity' dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was made up of scrap metal. Prior to his suspension, the Assembly was adjourned twice following chaos and heated exchanges between the BJP and the Congress over Dhanani's remarks made earlier in the day, dubbed by the members of the ruling party and Speaker Rajendra Trivedi as an ...Read More

Amreli Congress leader sits on dharna at State party headquarters

November 03, 2018
Amreli Congress leader sits on dharna at State party headquarters

Ahmedabad: In yet another embarrassment to opposition Congress, a senior party leader from the home district of leader of opposition Paresh Dhanani today sat on dharna in front of the party's state headquarters in Paldi here alleging that Dhanani and two other MLAs of the party had helped BJP candidate in the election of the Savarkundala APMC. Dipak Malani, who was till recently the taluka Congress president in Savarkundala, sat on dharna here. Malani, also a Director of Gujc...Read More

Forest Minister Vasava terms LoP Dhanani’s statement on Gir lions deaths as irresponsible and politically motivated

October 05, 2018
Forest Minister Vasava terms LoP Dhanani’s statement on Gir lions deaths as irresponsible and politically motivated

Gandhinagar: Forest Minister of Gujarat Ganpat Vasava today termed the statement of LoP and senior Congress leader Paresh Dhanani about conspiracy behind death of 23 lions of Gir forest in the state as thoroughly 'irresponsible' and 'political'. Addressing a press conference here Vasava said that the situation in Gir forests was completely under control now. 'After the death of 23 lions of one pride (family) in Sirisiya vidi of Dalkhaniya range in East Gir in Amreli district, no other lion ha...Read More

LoP Dhanani attempts to link Gir lions deaths with MP election, BJP terms it nonsensical, absurd and immature

October 05, 2018
LoP Dhanani attempts to link Gir lions deaths with MP election, BJP terms it nonsensical, absurd and immature

Talala (Gir Somnath): Giving a new twist to the Gir lions deaths, Leader of opposition in Gujarat and Congress MLA from Amreli Paresh Dhanani today said that that a possibility of conspiracy to kill the lions to pave way for easy translocation of some of them to poll bound Madhya Pradesh could not be ruled out. Dhanani told newsmen here today that it should also be kept in mind whether the death of 23 lions of just one family (pride) in Sarasiya vidi under Dalkhaniya range of East Gir ...Read More

Congress delegation meets CM Rupani over Hardik’s ‘fast’, LoP Dhanani says party to hold 24 hours fast in all districts if govt. did not pay heed

September 06, 2018

Gandhinagar: Congress delegation with party MLAs and senior leaders including LoP Paresh Dhanani and former state president Siddharth Patel today met CM Vijay Rupani here and requested him to talk to party backed PAAS leader Hardik Patel who was on indefinite fast for 13 days (since August 25) Later talking to newsmen Patel and Dhanani said that the CM gave them a patient hearing. Dhanani said that if the government did not initiate steps on their demands to regarding talks...Read More

Groundnut issue: After strict stance of Faldu, Dhanani apologize for his personal allegation

August 13, 2018
Groundnut issue: After strict stance of Faldu, Dhanani apologize for his personal allegation

Bhavnagar/Gandhinagar/Rajkot/Vadodara: LoP and senior congress MLA Paresh Dhanani today apparently back-tracked and apologized to Gujarat Agriculture Minister R C Faldu for his alleged personal allegation against the minister in groundnut procurement scam. Dhanani had to apologize following strong stance of Faldu who said that he was not only hurt by the statement of Dhanani who had accused him by name in connection with alleged irregularities in the ground procurement by a co...Read More

LoP Paresh Dhanani on Dharna in Gandhidham

August 11, 2018
LoP Paresh Dhanani on Dharna in Gandhidham

Gandhdham: LoP and senior Congress MLA in Gujarat Paresh Dhanai today sat on dharna here to protest against the incident of alleged arson in a groundnut go-down in January this year. Dhanani who had earlier organized a fast in Gondal town in Rajkot distrcit for similar reason protesting fire in a groundnut go-down there, today claimed that the fire in groundnut godowns here and other places in Gujarat and the recent incident of finding soil mixed groundnut procured at MSP and kept...Read More

Gharwapsi in Congress to start in coming days:Dhanani

July 10, 2018
Gharwapsi in Congress to start in coming days:Dhanani

Gandhinagar: LoP and senior Congress leader Paresh Dhanai today said that congress party would conduct 'Gharwapasi' (home-coming) programme for return of such party leaders in the state who had in the past left Congress for some reason in the coming days. He also claimed that the by-poll for Jasdan assembly seat in Guajrat vacated by Kunvarji Bavaliya would take place with assembly polls in Chattisgarh, Rajasthan and MP and the Loksabha polls which would also happen before schedule by ...Read More