Articles tagged under: Patan

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

Patan bandh by Dalit organization evoke marginal response

February 16, 2018
Patan bandh by Dalit organization evoke marginal response

Patan: The Patan Bandh of various Dalit organization to protest against the self immolation bid in collector office premises here and demanding action against responsible officials today evoked marginal response in the town. Many of the bandh supporters forcefully shut shops in the markets. They took out a rally in the town in which Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani was also present. The bandh supporters also tried to disrupt bus services by holding a gherao in the bus...Read More

Chief Secretary to collect facts about Patan self immolation bid incident: CM Vijay Rupani

February 16, 2018
Chief Secretary to collect facts about Patan self immolation bid incident: CM Vijay Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupai today said that the Chief Secretary has been given the responsibility to collect all the facts regarding the self immolation bid by a man in Patan collector office premises. Speaking to media persons here today he also said that the complete cost of treatment of Bhanu Vankar a resident of Dudkha village under Sami taluka of Patan district would be borne by government. 'Looking at the incident, It is my request to t...Read More

Minister Parmar orders probe in to incident of self immolation bid by a man in Patan collector office

February 15, 2018
Minister Parmar orders probe in to incident of self immolation bid by a man in Patan collector office

Gandhinagar/Patan: Gujarat Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Ishwar Parmar today ordered an inquiry in to the incident of attempt of self immolation by a man in collectorate of Patan district allegedly owing to inordinate delay in mutation of a land document. Bhanu Vankar a resident of Dudkha village under Sami taluka of the district poured kerosene over him and tried self immolation. The fire was quickly doused and he was admitted to hospital. One of his relativ...Read More

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