Articles tagged under: Shankersinh Vaghela

Meeting of former MLAs of Vaghela camp including incumbent BJP MLA C K Raulji held

May 25, 2018
Meeting of former MLAs of Vaghela camp including incumbent BJP MLA C K Raulji held

Gandhinagar: A meeting of former Congress MLAs of Shankersinh Vaghela camp, most of whom later joined BJP last year and one of them even got elected on party ticket, here today gave rise to some political speculations. BJP MLA C K Raulji, former MLA Mansinh Chauhan, Amit Chaudhary, Raghavji Patel and Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh Vaghela, who is yet to join BJP formally, attended the meeting held at the circuit house here. Amul and GCMMF chairman and former MLA Ramsinh Parmar...Read More

Over 50% Patidars will vote for BJP; Hardik, Alpesh, Mewani have lost credibility : Vaghela

November 28, 2017
Over 50% Patidars will vote for BJP; Hardik, Alpesh, Mewani have lost credibility : Vaghela

Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat chief minister Shankarsinh Vaghela today said that over 50 per cent members of Patidar community who were earlier aggrieved with the ruling party would still stay with the BJP after they failed to find respectable position in the Congress. He said that Patidars and business community were two major supporters of BJP and they were annoyed. The business community was angry at the clumsy implementation of GST while the Patidars who were in to agriculture ...Read More

Jan Vikalp to start candidates selection process tomorrow, will complete it by Nov. 7

November 03, 2017
Jan Vikalp to start candidates selection process tomorrow, will complete it by Nov. 7

Gandhinagar: Shankersinh Vaghela led Jan Vikalp party's spokesperson Yagnesh Dave today said the party would start procedure to choose candidates for upcoming Gujarat assembly polls tomorrow at Shankersinh's residence Vasant Vagdo in Gandhinagar. Seats of Kutch district will be discussed at 2.00 pm, Surendranagar, Morbi and Rajkot districts at 4.00 pm. Seats of Jamnagar, Devbhumi Dwarka districts will be discussed on November 5 at 2.00 pm, Porbandar, Junagadh and Gir Somnath at 4.00 pm, Am...Read More

Shankersinh Vaghela for 25% reservation for unreserved segments

October 05, 2017

Ahmedabad: Former Congress veteran Shankersinh Vaghela, who is now leading a new political front 'Jan Vikalp', today demanded 25 per cent reservation in jobs and education for the non-reserved classes in Gujarat. The former Gujarat Chief Minister claimed that despite the 49.5 per cent cap on reservations put by the Supreme Court, he state government can implement the additional 25 per cent quota by enacting a law. "I believe that non-reserved classes should get 25 per cent reservation....Read More

If I start revealing things,it will not be good for you: Vaghela warns Congress after attack

October 03, 2017

Gandhinagar: Jan Vikalp leader Shankersinh Vaghela's yatra was opposed today allegedly by Ahmed Patel supporters in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat with stone pelting. Reacting strongly to this Shankersinh said Congress should focus on opposing BJP and not Jan Vikalp. Vaghela said Congress seems disturbed with the response Jan Vikalp is getting across Gujarat. Shankersinh said, "I am a Bapu(Kshatriya) after all, I don't believe much in Gandhiji's rules(non violence) beyond a p...Read More

East – West – North – South: extensive Gujarat tour programme of Vaghela planned

September 22, 2017
East – West – North – South: extensive Gujarat tour programme of Vaghela planned

Gandhinagar: Jan Vikalp leader Shankersinh Vaghela has kicked off his election campaign from Vasaniya mahadev temple in Gandhinagar on Thursday. Vaghela has finalized a state-wide tour programme for 21 September to 3rd October period. Yesterday he traveled Mahudi, Khedbrahma, Ambaji, Danta, Jalotra, Magarwada, Chhapi, Unjha and Unava. At four places namely Danta, Jalotra, Magarwada and Chhapi, he was welcomed by supporters. Vaghela had kept an open jeep in his convoy to hold road ...Read More

Gehlot lashes out at Vaghela

August 24, 2017
Gehlot lashes out at Vaghela

Ahmedabad: Addressing Youth Congress workers at a function here, Gujarat Congress in-charge Ashok Gehlot today tore into former party leader Shankersinh Vaghela and accused him of "betraying" the party at the behest of the ruling BJP. Gehlot said: - It was a mistake to keep Vaghela in the Congress for two decades. - Vaghela was acting as per the instructions of the ruling BJP. -We now realise that it was a big mistake to keep Vaghela in the party for the last 20 years. We not only ga...Read More

Shankersinh’s supporters pass resolution, appeal him to remain active in politics

August 20, 2017
Shankersinh’s supporters pass resolution, appeal him to remain active in politics

Gandhinagar: Former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today called a meeting of his supporters from across the State. Though media was allowed to cover the gathering freely, the access to Vaghela's speech was restricted. According to a resolution passed in the gathering which is communicated to media through Shankersinh's office, - People in Gujarat are feeling confused and suffocated under the governments formed by various political parties in all these years. - People are unhappy...Read More

Shankersinh Vaghela resigns as MLA in presence of CM, Deputy CM, ministers

August 16, 2017
Shankersinh Vaghela resigns as MLA in presence of CM, Deputy CM, ministers

Gandhinagar: Former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today tendered his resignation from the post of the Member of Legislative Assembly(MLA). Vaghela submitted his resignation at 5.00 pm to Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, Senior Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Minister of State Pradipsinh Jadeja among others were specially present on this occasion in Speaker's chamber. Vaghela had announced his resignation from Congr...Read More

7 suspended Gujarat Congress MLAs submit resignations to Speaker

August 11, 2017
7 suspended Gujarat Congress MLAs submit resignations to Speaker

Gandhinagar: Speaker of Gujarat Assembly Ramanlal Vora today said that 7 MLAs of Congress party had visited his residence on Thursday, August 10 at 9.30 pm and submitted their resignations as per their own wish without any pressure or threat. The seven MLAs who submitted their resignations include Amit Chaudhary - Mansa, CK Raolji - Godhra, Raghavji Patel - Jamnagar rural, Bholabhai Gohil - Jasdan, Karamshi Patel - Sanand, Dharmendra Jadeja - Jamnagar North and Mahendrasinh Vaghela - Bayad...Read More

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