Articles tagged under: 7-seat-bypolls

3 newly elected BJP MLAs who won recently held bypolls in Gujarat take oath

November 05, 2019
3 newly elected BJP MLAs who won recently held bypolls in Gujarat take oath

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi today administered oath to the three newly elected MLAs of ruling BJP, who had won in the recently held by-polls. Of the six seats on which by polls were held 3 each were won by BJP and Congress. The 3 congress MLAs would take oath on a later date. Trivedi administered oath to BJP MLA Jinesh Sewak, who won from Lunawada seat in Mahisagar district, Ajmal Thakor who won from On Kheralu seat of Mahesana district and Jadish P...Read More

Winning 3 of the 6 seats in Gujarat, the home state of PM Modi and HM Shah, is significant: Congress

October 24, 2019
Winning 3 of the 6 seats in Gujarat, the home state of PM Modi and HM Shah, is significant: Congress

Ahmedabad: Congress today said that its win on three of the 6 assembly by-polls in Gujarat, the home-state of PM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister cum BJP president Amit Shah was 'significant'. Talking over phone Gujarat congress in-charge Rajiv Satav said the victory on 3 of the six seats and close loss on the fourth was an indication of the beginning of change in Gujarat. 'This win is significant for us as Gujarat is the home state of PM Modi and HM Shah where BJP had in...Read More

BJP has retained the number of seats, increased its lead in Radhanpur and Bayad: State party chief on by-polls verdict

October 24, 2019
BJP has retained the number of seats, increased its lead in Radhanpur and Bayad: State party chief on by-polls verdict

Gandhinagar: Jitu Vaghani, president of Gujarat unit of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today in his reaction to the results of 6-seat assembly by-polls in the State said BJP had retained the number of seats in today's result even after being in power in the State for so long. Vaghani said BJP also increased its lead in Radhanpur and Bayad assembly seats. "Out of 6 assembly seats that went for by-election in Gujarat, BJP has won 3 seats. Even previously, BJP had won 3 of these 6 seats. W...Read More

6-seat Gujarat by-polls: BJP, Congress each wins equal number of seats

October 24, 2019
6-seat Gujarat by-polls: BJP, Congress each wins equal number of seats

  Gandhinagar: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday won 3 of six seats that went to by-election. Rival opposition party Congress also won 3 seats.All seats that went to by-polls were located in North Gujarat and Central Gujarat parts. In North Gujarat, Tharad seat was won by Congress party candidate Gulabsinh Pirabhai Rajput by a margin of 6,372 votes against rival BJP candidate Jivrajbhai Jagtabhai Patel. Tharad was previously won by BJP candidate Parbatbhai Patel...Read More

Counting for 6 assembly seat by polls in Gujarat tomorrow, fate of Alpesh Thakor to be decided

October 23, 2019
Counting for 6 assembly seat by polls in Gujarat tomorrow, fate of Alpesh Thakor to be decided

Gandhinagar: The counting of votes for assembly by-polls on the six seats in Gujarat, the home state of PM Narendra Modi that had seen 53.69% average turnout on the voting day on October 21 will be held tomorrow from 8 am at six counting centers amid tight security. Fate of 42 candidates on these seats including that of former national secretary and Bihar co-in-charge of Congess Alpesh Thakor who switched over to ruling BJP would be decided. The Chief Electoral Officer of Guj...Read More

Average 51.36 per cent polling in 6-seat Gujarat by-polls

October 21, 2019
Average 51.36 per cent polling in 6-seat Gujarat by-polls

Gandhinagar:The voting for assembly by-polls on the six seats in Gujarat, the home state of PM Narendra Modi ended peacefully this evening with an estimated 51.36% average turnout and highest voter turnout witnessed by Tharad assembly segment while the lowest was recorded by Amraiwadi constituency. The voter turnout was much lower that that of 2017 assembly polls.At some places as per initial estimates it was almost 20% lower in comparison to the last assembly elections. ...Read More

Polling for 6 assembly seats in Gujarat today

October 21, 2019
Polling for 6 assembly seats in Gujarat today

Gandhinagar: Polling for six assembly seats in Gujarat is going to take place today along with general elections of assembly in Maharashtra and Haryana states. Tharad, Radhanpur, Kheralu, Bayad, Amraiwadi and Lunawada are the seats that are witnessing by-polls. On all of six seats, the main fight is between ruling BJP and opposition Congress party candidates. Counting of votes will take place on October 24. 6-seat by-poll: - There are total 42 candidates. - Polling time is during 7am t...Read More

Former MLA Mavji Patel joins BJP days before Tharad by-poll

October 17, 2019

Tharad (Gujarat): In a major boost to BJP before the Tharad assembly by-poll, Former MLA of this seat in Banaskantha district of North Gujarat Mavjibhai Patel today joined the ruling party days before the voting slated to be held on October 21. Mavji Patel, a popular leader of the Marwadi Patel community which has a sizeable population in Tharad, had won the election in 1990 on Janta Dal ticket. He had later joined Congress and unsuccessfully contested election. In the last electi...Read More

6-seat by-polls: Rupani’s public meetings at Lunawada, Amraiwadi

October 16, 2019
6-seat by-polls: Rupani’s public meetings at Lunawada, Amraiwadi

Gandhiniagar: Polling day (October 21st) is coming closer and campaign for six-seat by-poll is catching heat. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who had joined the campaign by addressing a public meeting in Kheralu early this week is scheduled to address public meetings in Lunawada and Amraiwadi (Ahmedabad) on Wednesday. While Lunawada public meeting will take place at Indira ground at 4 pm, Amraiwadi public meeting will take place at 8 pm at Parmeshwar park society in Indrapuri locality. DeshGujara...Read More

In a way, I was a king of this area: Alpesh Thakor

October 15, 2019

Radhanpur: In a way I was a king of this area, BJP candidate in Radhanpura assembly seat by-poll, Alpesh Thakor was heard as saying during one of his campaign speeches. Thakor said this while describing how comfortable status he was enjoying when in Congress party. Thakor had been elected from Radhanpur as Congress candidate previously. DeshGujaratRead More

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