Articles tagged under: Shankersinh Vaghela
May 25, 2018
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
November 28, 2017
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
November 03, 2017
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
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
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
September 22, 2017
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
August 24, 2017
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.
- 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
August 20, 2017
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
August 16, 2017
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
August 11, 2017
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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