Articles tagged under: Parshottam Solanki

Minister Parshottam Solanki to wait till expansion in council of minister to get another portfolio

January 04, 2018
Minister Parshottam Solanki to wait till expansion in council of minister to get another portfolio

Gandhinagar: In yet another relief to ruling BJP in Gujarat, Minister of Koli community Pashottam Solanki, who had created a 'headache of sorts' for the party by demanding additional portfolio for him today said that he would wait till the next expansion of council of ministers for it. Talking to newsmen here Solanki said that he had a meeting with CM Vijay Rupani today and he told him to wait for around one and a half month and after that he would be given a good portfolio to...Read More

Now minister Parshottam Solanki rakes up portfolio allocation issue

January 02, 2018
Now minister Parshottam Solanki rakes up portfolio allocation issue

Gandhinagar: Close on heels of the high-voltage political drama on 'annoyance' of DyCM and senior BJP leader from Patidar community Nitin Patel over allocation of portfolios, a minister from Koli community in the state has now come forward complaining about the portfolio allocated to him. Five time MLA and Minister of State for Fisheries Parshottambhai Odhavjibhai Solanki today told newsmen here that his community (Kolis) were aggrieved at the allocation of only one department to him. H...Read More

Alleged fisheries scam: court issues process against Gujarat minister

August 19, 2015

Ahmedabad A special court today issued process in the alleged fisheries scam of Rs 450 crore involving Gujarat minister Purushottam Solanki and former minister Dilip Sanghani. Issuing process by a court means the particular case is triable and the court has taken cognisance of the case. In this case, the court has considered an investigation report submitted by ACB and then issued process against the six accused. Special Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) court judge of Gandhinagar, Rizwana G...Read More

13 acquitted in minister Parshottam Solanki’s son-in-law murder case

July 23, 2015

Junagadh Una additional sessions court has released 13 accused in Ashwin Chhaganbhai Bambhania murder case. Bambhania was councillor of Una municipality. He was son in law of minister of state Parshottam Solanki. He was murder 8 years ago on 24 March 2007 after attacked in car by unidentified persons due to clash in Barad college on same day. The court released all 13 accused giving them benefit of doubt. Large number of people were gathered in court campus in connection with this case. ...Read More

When there’s police case against Minister’s son, govt response is highly watched

April 29, 2015

Gandhinagar This one is a shameful chapter for Gujarat government. A Minister of state Parshottam Solanki's son Hiren Solanki, minister's bodyguard Vishal Solanki and Jayesh Solanki thrashed a youth Sujal Shah outside Jay Bhavani Fast food in sector 21 in Gandhinagar. Sujal working as manager in Jay Bhavani Fastfood parlour was beaten up after brief verbal argument when Solankis were visiting the place where Bhavani fastfood parlour is located. The incident of three Solankis beating up Su...Read More

Son of Gujarat Minister under scanner

April 23, 2015

Gandhinagar Son and body guard of Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Government of Gujarat Parshottam Solanki are under scanner following a police complaint filed by Sujal Chandrakant Shah in Gandhinagar today. Sujal works as manager in Vada panv parlor in sector 21. He was thrashed and beaten up by three persons who had arrived there in Toyota Innova car. Locals have identified the attackers as Minister Parshottam Solanki's son and body guards. However police has filed complaint ag...Read More

Parshottam Solanki slams younger brother/BJP MLA Hirabhai

November 22, 2014

Ahmedabad, 22 November 2014 Minister of state for Agriculture, Parshottam Solanki today criticized his younger brother and BJP MLA Hirabhai Solanki's move to call gathering of Koli community to raise voice against the state government and ruling BJP. Hirabhai Solanki, younger brother and BJP MLA is president of Koli Sena, an outfit claiming to represent Koli community. After recent expansion of Anandiben Patel cabinet, Hirabhai issued a statement and even gave int...Read More

Revolt after expansion, BJP MLA raises voice

November 19, 2014

Hirabhai Solanki By Japan K Pathak, Ahmedabad, 19 November 2014 In any cabinet expansion exercise, a few who get berth do smile, but many others left out stay upset. Some of them express their anger in family, some express their anger and frustration in close circle of key supporters, but such are so hurt that they express their displeasure openly. Chief Minister Anandiben Patel has faced first open revolt from within the party following today's cabinet expansion....Read More

Rs 1.75 Lakh Seized From Gujarat Minister Solanki’s Chopper

April 22, 2014

Rajkot, 22 April 2014 District Election Commission officials on Tuesday seized Rs 1.75 lakh from the helicopter of Gujarat Minister Parshottam Solanki. Solanki, who is fisheries minister in the Narendra Modi government arrived at Jasdan today to campaign for BJP candidate for the Rajkot Lok Sabha seat, Mohan Kundariya. Two Election Commission officials were present when Solanki's chopper landed near Vinchhiya road and Rs 1.75 was seized from the chopper, after ...Read More

‘Bhai’ is back with five rallies scheduled on Friday

December 06, 2012

Ahmedabad, 6 December 2012 BJP minister and Koli community leader Shri Purushottam Solanki is back to the mainstream election campaign of Gujarat BJP. Limited to his own constituency - Bhavnagar Rural so far, Solanki is now all set to move outside for party campaign. He has been given a helicopter for party campaign in Koli community dominated areas of Saurashtra. Solanki will address public meetings at Vinchhiya (Jasdan seat) at 10.00 am, Gudsara(Wankaner seat) at 12...Read More

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