Articles tagged under: Vijay Rupani Cabinet

Kunvarji Bavaliya gets Water Supply, Animal Husbandry, Rural Housing portfolios as Cabinet Minister

July 04, 2018
Kunvarji Bavaliya gets Water Supply, Animal Husbandry, Rural Housing portfolios as Cabinet Minister

Gandhinagar: In a cabinet meeting held today here, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani allocated the portfolios of water supply, animal husbandry and rural housing to newly inducted Cabinet minister Kunvarji Bavaliya. With this the portfolio of Cabinet rank minister RC Faldu has been tweaked. Faldu is now the minister for agriculture, rural development, fisheries, transport. The only change is, the portfolio of animal husbandry has been taken away from him and handed over to Bavaliya. In another...Read More

Kunvarji takes oath as minister hours after quitting Congress and joining BJP

July 03, 2018
Kunvarji takes oath as minister hours after quitting Congress and joining BJP

Gandhinagar: Kunvarji Bavaliya was today administered oath as minister hours after his resignation from Congress and membership of Gujarat Assembly as member of Jasdan constituency and joining ruling BJP. Governor O P Kohli administered him oath of office and secrecy in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, DyCM Nitin Patel in a ceremony in Rajbhavan here. BJP state president Jeetu Vaghani, various ministers and other senior party leaders were also presen...Read More

Ministers led by CM Rupani pay courtesy visit to Gujarat Governor

February 14, 2018
Ministers led by CM Rupani pay courtesy visit to Gujarat Governor

Gandhinagar: The ministers of Gujarat led by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today visited Rajbhavan here to meet Governor O P Kohli on a courtesy call. DyCM Nitin Patel later told media persons that all minister had come for a courtesy visit to the hounarable governor. 'The CM also invited him for the inauguration of the renovated building of the Vidansabha (Vitthalbhai Patel Bhavan) and he has given his consent for the same,' he said. Patel also ...Read More

All BJP MLAs from Vadodara and local MP skip President’s function at MSU

January 23, 2018
All BJP MLAs from Vadodara and local MP skip President’s function at MSU

Vadodara: All five BJP MLAs and member of parliament skipped the M.S. University convocation function in which they were invited, and their seats were kept reserved. This has triggered speculations on whether they boycotted the function due to no-representation of Vaddoara in State Cabinet. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind, Governor OP Kohli and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani were among those who attended the function, but local Lok Sabha member and all five MLAs elected from the ci...Read More

Ministers in Gujarat appointed as guardian of districts; full list here

January 18, 2018
Ministers in Gujarat appointed as guardian of districts; full list here

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has assigned districts to his ministers as guardians and in one case joint guardian. Nitin Patel - Vadodara, Kheda RC Faldu - Ahmedabad, Amreli Bhupendrasinh Chudasama - Rajkot, Bhavnagar Kaushik Patel - Surat, Tapi Saurabh Patel - Jamnagar, Morbi Ganpat Vasava - Dahod, Navsari Jayesh Radadia - Junagadh, Gir Somnath Dilip Thakor - Kutch Ishwar Parmar - Banakantha Pradipsinh Jadeja - Bharuch, Panchmahal Parbat Pate...Read More

Minister Parshottam Solanki to wait till expansion in council of minister to get another portfolio

January 04, 2018
Minister Parshottam Solanki to wait till expansion in council of minister to get another portfolio

Gandhinagar: In yet another relief to ruling BJP in Gujarat, Minister of Koli community Pashottam Solanki, who had created a 'headache of sorts' for the party by demanding additional portfolio for him today said that he would wait till the next expansion of council of ministers for it. Talking to newsmen here Solanki said that he had a meeting with CM Vijay Rupani today and he told him to wait for around one and a half month and after that he would be given a good portfolio to...Read More

Not at all annoyed with BJP, do not want ministerial berth: Bharwad

January 04, 2018
Not at all annoyed with BJP, do not want ministerial berth: Bharwad

Ahmedabad: Amid the speculations of yet another 'show of dissidence' in ruling BJP, its senior MLA Jetha Bharwad today categorically said that he did not want an ministerial berth and would happily continue to work as a small and disciplined worker of the party. Bharwad, several times MLA from Shehra in Panchmahals districts in central Gujarat, told newsmen that he was not at all angry or annoyed with the party. 'I have not demanded any ministerial berth and those of my...Read More

Now minister Parshottam Solanki rakes up portfolio allocation issue

January 02, 2018
Now minister Parshottam Solanki rakes up portfolio allocation issue

Gandhinagar: Close on heels of the high-voltage political drama on 'annoyance' of DyCM and senior BJP leader from Patidar community Nitin Patel over allocation of portfolios, a minister from Koli community in the state has now come forward complaining about the portfolio allocated to him. Five time MLA and Minister of State for Fisheries Parshottambhai Odhavjibhai Solanki today told newsmen here that his community (Kolis) were aggrieved at the allocation of only one department to him. H...Read More

Dy CM Nitin Patel finally assumes charge of office, gets Finance portfolio, high voltage drama ends

December 31, 2017
Dy CM Nitin Patel finally assumes charge of office, gets Finance portfolio, high voltage drama ends

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad/Mahesana: Ending the over two day long 'high voltage' political drama and giving a jolt to 'hopes' of both Congress and its supported PAAS leader Hardik Patel, Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today official took charge of his office here. Finance Portfolio was later handed over to him again taking it back from Saurabh Patel. CM Vijay Rupani said that the finance portfolio has been given to DyCM Nitin Patel and he has written...Read More

Ghee is back in container of Ghee, mouth of opponents had got watered in last two days: CM Vijay Rupani

December 31, 2017
Ghee is back in container of Ghee, mouth of opponents had got watered in last two days: CM Vijay Rupani

Gandhinagar: CM Vijay Rupani today said that the finance portfolio has been given to DyCM Nitin Patel and he has written the concerned letter to Governor regarding this. Talking to newsmen here before his first trip to his home-city of Rajkot after taking the charge of CM for the second consecutive term, Rupani said, 'The party high command had decided to do some reshuffle in portfolios keeping in view the sentiments of Nitinbhai. And accordingly the Finance department has been...Read More

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