Articles tagged under: Unjha

By-polls for Manavdar and Dhrangadhra assembly seats on April 23

March 13, 2019
By-polls for Manavdar and Dhrangadhra assembly seats on April 23

Gandhinagar: By-polls for Dhrangadhra and Manavadar assembly seats will be held on April 23 along with the Lok Sabha election. The schedule of these by-polls will be same as Lok Sabha election. Counting will take place on May 23. It should be mentioned here that Dhrangadhra Congress MLA Sabaria and Manvadar Congress MLA Jawahar Chavda resigned fromt he party and also from the assembly early this month to join BJP. Chavda has been made cabinet minister after he joined BJP. While Chavd...Read More

Talala and Unjha assembly by-polls in Gujarat to take place with Lok Sabha election

March 10, 2019
Talala and Unjha assembly by-polls in Gujarat to take place with Lok Sabha election

Gandhinagar: By-polls for two assembly seats in Gujarat, Talala and Unjha will be held along with Lok Sabha poll on April 23. Talala seat is vacant following disqualification of outgoing Congress MLA Bhagabhai Barad, announced by assembly Speaker after Barad's conviction in mining case with 2-year imprisonment ordered by local court in Sutrapada. Unjha seat is vacant as outgoing Congress MLA Ashaben Patel resigned from the Congress party and also from the assembly before joining BJP. ...Read More

Ashaben has betrayed both the Congress party and the people: Amit Chavda

February 08, 2019
Ashaben has betrayed both the Congress party and the people: Amit Chavda

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress President Amit Chavda today alleged that ex-party MLA Ashaben Patel who joined BJP today has betrayed both the party and the people of her constituency. Chavda,differences with whom was understood to be the main reason for Patel's resignation from the main opposition party as well as the Unjha assembly seat, a patidar bastion, today told newsmen that she has betrayed both the party and the people. Notably, Congress was trying hard to win her back...Read More

Ex-MLA from Unjha Ashaben Patel who left Congress, finally joins BJP

February 08, 2019

Patan: Dr. Ashaben Patel, who resigned from Congress and Unjha assembly seat in North Gujarat recently, today finally joined ruling BJP. She joined the party in the cluster meet of BJP her along with her supporters including at least 10 members of Unjha taluka Panchayat where the independents were in majority. BJP state president Jeetu Vaghani offered her the party scarf marking her formal entry in to the party. Haryana CM Manoharlal Khattar who was the chief guest on the ...Read More

I had left factionalism-ridden ‘garbage’ of Congress at my conscience voice: ex-MLA Ashaben Patel after joining BJP

February 08, 2019

Patan: After joining the ruling BJP here, the former Congress MLA from Unjha seat in North Gujarat, Dr Ashaben Patel today reiterated that the opposition party which she left was completely submerged in factionalism and lobbying and it was not willing to let even its MLAs work for public welfare. Talking to newsmen she also alleged that Congress did not care about the 'self-respect' of its MLAs. She claimed that 25 to 30 of its MLAs were aggrieved with the attitude of the leadership...Read More

Going to join BJP with my supporters as a simple worker: Ashaben Patel

February 08, 2019
Going to join BJP with my supporters as a simple worker: Ashaben Patel

Patan: Dr Ashaben Patel, who resigned from Congress and Unjha assembly seat in North Gujarat recently, finally said that she was going to join BJP today. Patel, who had defeated BJP stalwart Naran Patel in last election told newsmen here that she had held a meeting with her supporters who said that she should join the ruling party. She said that she would join the party today with supporters in the cluster meeting of the BJP here in presence of Haryana CM Manoharlal Khattar ...Read More

Unjha municipality and taluka panchayat may turn saffron

February 08, 2019
Unjha municipality and taluka panchayat may turn saffron

Unjha: Unjha municipality and taluka panchayat bodies will be again under control of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP). Unjha town in Patan district, well known for its huge agriculture market facility has been always BJP's strong fort. In year 2017 assembly general elections, under the influence of year 2015 Patidar quota agitation, Congress MLA was elected on Unjha seat for the first time after 1972. However, early this week Congress MLA Dr. Ashaben Patel resigned from Congress party and also from a...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

Speculations rife that Surat Collector may contest on Unjha seat for BJP

October 31, 2017
Speculations rife that Surat Collector may contest on Unjha seat for BJP

Surat: Speculations are rife that Surat district collector in South Gujarat MS Patel could be a BJP candidate for Unjha seat in North Gujarat. MS Patel is from Unjha town. He was assigned special duty to supervise the arrangements of Umiya Mata Mahotsav by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Umiya Mata temple is located in Unjha. She is supreme deity of Kadva Patel community. Unjha is majorly Kadva Patel populated town. MS Patel is 2004 cadre Gujarat cadre officer who was promoted to Indi...Read More

Spices Board to organise Buyer-Seller Meet in Unjha in North Gujarat on October 13

October 11, 2017
Spices Board to organise Buyer-Seller Meet in Unjha in North Gujarat on October 13

Mehsana: Spices farmers and stakeholders from Gujarat and buyers from up country markets across India will converge in one of Asia’s biggest spices markets in Unjha on October 13, for a Buyer-Seller Meet. Spices Board, Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry in association with Government of Gujarat is jointly organising the event, aiming to be the platform for marketing, networking and knowledge-sharing. Leaders from the farming and trading communities, dealing in spices su...Read More