Articles tagged under: Bhagwan Barad

Big relief to disqualified Congress MLA Barad, Gujarat High Court stays conviction order of lower court

July 10, 2019
Big relief to disqualified Congress MLA Barad, Gujarat High Court stays conviction order of lower court

Ahmedabad: In a big relief to disqualified Congress MLA of Talala assembly segment, Bhagawan Barad, the Gujarat High Court stayed his conviction in an alleged mineral theft case by a lower court of Sutrapada in Gir Somnath district till his appeal was pending before it. Barad was disqualified by assembly speaker on March 5 this year after March 1 conviction of 2 years nine months by the lower court in an over decade old lime-stone theft case. Barad's counsel Hriday Buch said tha...Read More

Gujarat High Court rejects Bhaga Barad’s plea against disqualification

March 27, 2019

Ahmedabad: In a major setback for main opposition Congress party in Gujarat, the High Court here today rejected a plea of party leader Bagha Barad challenging his disqualification as an MLA due to his conviction in a mineral theft case for over two years. The High Court refused to stay by-election of Talala assembly constituency and upheld Barad's disqualification. As per section 8 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, Barad was disqualified with effect from the date of his convic...Read More

Gujarat HC quashes stay on conviction and sentence of Bhaga Barad

March 15, 2019
Gujarat HC quashes stay on conviction and sentence of Bhaga Barad

Ahmedabad: In a setback to Congress leader Bhaga Barad, the Gujarat high court today quashed the stay on his conviction and sentence that had been granted by a session court of Sutrapada in mineral theft cast. Justice Soniaben Gokani of Gujarat High Court found the stay order was without any reason. Barad will need to go back to sessions court next. Barad, an ex Congress MLA from Talala seat, was convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment by a court in Gir-Somnath district in a ca...Read More

Congress MLAs led by Dhanani meet speaker, re-demand reinstatement of disqualified Barad

March 13, 2019
Congress MLAs led by Dhanani meet speaker, re-demand reinstatement of disqualified Barad

Gandhinagar:Congress party today handed over another memorandum to the Gujarat Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivdedi demanding the reinstatement of the suspended party MLA from Talala Bhagawan Barad who was disqualified on March 5 in the wake of March 1 verdict of a court in Surtrapada of Gir Somnath district which convicted him with a jail term of 2 years nine month in a limestone theft case of 1995. Large number of party MLAs led by LoP Paresh Dhanani reached the office of speaker here ...Read More

Disqualified Congress MLA Barad moves Gujarat high court to challenge speaker’s decision

March 11, 2019
Disqualified Congress MLA Barad moves Gujarat high court to challenge speaker’s decision

Ahmedabad: Former Congress MLA from Talala seat in Gir-Somnath district Bhagwan Barad today moved Gujarat High court to challenge the decision of assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi who had disqualified him on March 5 after a local court in Surtrapada town convicted him with 2 years 9 months jail term in a mineral theft case. Ddeputy leader of Congress in assembly Shailesh Parmar said that Barad has requested the court to hear the matter urgently and it is being heard today. ...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

Gujarat Congress MLA faces disqualification threat as court sentence him with 2 year 9 month jail term

March 01, 2019
Gujarat Congress MLA faces disqualification threat as court sentence him with 2 year 9 month jail term

Veraval: Congress MLA from Talala in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat, Bhagwan Barad is now facing threat of disqualification as a local taluka court in Sutrapada town the district today awarded 2 year 9 month jail term to him in an over two decade old case of mineral theft. The court of Judicial Magistrate held him guilty under section 379 (theft) and 420 (cheating) and sentenced him with 2 year 9 month jail term in connection with the case pertaining to theft of mineral worth over 2.5 c...Read More