Articles tagged under: Patan

Hardik aide, Congress MLA from Patan, Kirit Patel booked for cheating through forgery and criminal breach of trust by public servant

December 06, 2018
Hardik aide, Congress MLA from Patan, Kirit Patel booked for cheating through forgery and criminal breach of trust by public servant

Patan: 'B' division police of Patan town in North Gujarat has booked Hardik Patel aide and Congress MLA Kirit Patel under IPC section 409, 467 and 468 on complaint received by Babulal Prajapati, Vice Chancellor of North Gujarat University over Rs. 1 to 1.50 crore embezzlement by MLA Kirit Patel. The Vice Chancellor in his complaint said, two applications pertaining to financial fraud allegations against Kirit Patel were received by University. Primary investigation suggested there was truth ...Read More

In pics and video: Queen’s stepwell in Patan dresses lighting decoration

September 26, 2018
In pics and video: Queen’s stepwell in Patan dresses lighting decoration

Patan: On the occasion of 'Paryatan Parva' the Queen's step-well in Patan in North Gujarat has been decorated with colorful lighting. In normal days, visit to the stepwell in evening time is prohibited, however for four days, people are allowed to visit the stepwell site to watch and enjoy the lighting. It must be noted here that thanks to the efforts of son of soil and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Queen's stepwell has found place in UNESCO list of monuments of global importance. Not only ...Read More

Highways connecting Patan to Harij, Sidhpur and Unjha to be converted to four-lane

September 25, 2018
Highways connecting Patan to Harij, Sidhpur and Unjha to be converted to four-lane

Patan: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Monday laid foundation stone for Rs 256 crore road works in Patan district. According to details shared by him, a 27-km highway connecting Harij to Patan will be converted to four lane at a cost of Rs 75 crore. The highway connecting Patan to Unjha which is 18.600 km long will also be converted to four lane at a cost of Rs 55 crore. A 28.600 km long Patan - Sidhpur road will be converted to four lane at a cost of Rs 73 crore. Sidhpur - Kheralu ro...Read More

Octogenarian BJP MP Liladhar Vaghela now says MoS Haribhai should spare his LS seat for him

July 22, 2018
Octogenarian BJP MP Liladhar Vaghela now says MoS Haribhai should spare his LS seat for him

Patan/Palanpur: Octogenarian BJP MP of Patan Loksabha constituency in Gujarat, Liladhar Vaghela today said that he would not contest from his present seat in the next election and would ask fellow MP from Banaskantha seat and union minister Haribhai Chaudhary to leave his seat for him. 83 year old Vaghela, also a six time former MLA who had came to BJP from Congress, had earlier created an unpleasant situation for the party during last assembly election by demanding ticket from D...Read More

Ranki Vav of Patan to be on new Rs 100 currency notes: report

July 17, 2018
Ranki Vav of Patan to be on new Rs 100 currency notes: report

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to release a new Rs 100 note in violet colour by next month. The new note will house the impression of Gujarat's Rani Ki Vav (stepwell), said a Dainik Bhaskar report, adding that the size of this currency will be smaller than the present one. However, it will be slightly bigger than new Rs 10 note. Ranki Vav or Rani Ki Vav which is also known as Queen's stepwell is seven storey deep stepwell with hundreds of sculptures. It was built by medieval e...Read More

NEET conducted in Gujarat; 60 Patna students appear in Patan

May 06, 2018
NEET conducted in Gujarat; 60 Patna students appear in Patan

Gandhinagar: The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) examination was today at various centres across Gujarat along with other parts of the country. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducts the examination every year for aspirants seeking admission to undergraduate MBBS and BDS courses all over India The one sitting exam was held from 1000 to 1300 hrs. Tight security arrangements were made for the exam and strict measures in place to f...Read More

Pandemonium in Gujarat assembly over Patan self immolation case

February 26, 2018
Pandemonium in Gujarat assembly over Patan  self immolation case

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Assembly today saw uproarious scene and an adjournment of house proceedings on the issue of Patan collector office Dalit self immolation case. Congress MLA from Patan Kirit Patel had raised this issue in the house and the deputy leader of Congress legislature party Shailesh Parmar had also attacked the government. When Congress supported independent MLA Jignesh Mewani stood up and started alleging the Vijay Rupani government of being anti-Dalit a...Read More

Gujarat govt forms SIT to probe Patan self immolation incident

February 22, 2018
Gujarat govt forms SIT to probe Patan self immolation incident

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said it has formed a Special Investigation Team(SIT) headed by Inspector General of Police to probe into the self immolation of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar. The SIT will give its report before March 31st this year. The SIT led by IGP Narsimha Komar has former Additional Secretary Kiritbhai Adhvaryu as member and Police superintendent Makrand Chauhan as member secretary. The incident of self immolation took place in collector office of Patan district ...Read More

Out to make trouble, Jignesh Mevani held, misbehaves with policeman on duty, Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar bandh call fails to evoke response

February 18, 2018
Out to make trouble, Jignesh Mevani held, misbehaves with policeman on duty, Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar bandh call fails to evoke response

Ahmedabad: The Crime Branch here today detained Congress-supported Vadgam(SC) MLA Jignesh Mevani in Saraspur area today while he was going to protest against the government and campaign to ensure success of his bandh call over the death of the dalit activist who died after self immolation in Patan collector office premises. A police official said that while the MLA was being arrested, he also misbehaved with a policeman on duty and refused to cooperate. He was arrested from the...Read More

Family refuses to accept Vankar’s body, road block in Unjha, ST bus attacked, RSS extends support to suffering families

February 17, 2018
Family refuses to accept Vankar’s body, road block in Unjha, ST bus attacked, RSS extends support to suffering families

Gandhinagar/Patan/Mahesana: After the death of retired Talati Bhanubhai Vankar (62), who succumbed in hospital last night following self immolation bid in Patan collector office premises on February 15, angry protestors targeted a ST bus and also blocked roads. Vankar died in Apollo hospital near here last night after which his body was taken to civil hospital here for panel postmortem. His family members refused to accept his body until demands including the land for whi...Read More

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