Articles tagged under: Botad

Six Congress party Councillors in Botad municipality join BJP

July 17, 2019
Six Congress party Councillors in Botad municipality join BJP

Gandhinagar: In yet another blow to Congress in Gujarat, 6 of the total 17 Councillors of the party in Botad municipality today joined ruling BJP here. It has taken place on the day when another former Congress leader from Saurashtra, Vinu Amipara, the ex-city president of the opposition party in local body poll bound Junagadh has also joined the ruling party there. The six members of congress in Botad municipality joined BJP here at the party's state headquarter Srikamalam in...Read More

Deputy Sarpanch murder case: 8 accused nabbed

June 20, 2019
Deputy Sarpanch murder case: 8 accused nabbed

Gandhinagar/Botad: Police has nabbed Eight of the total nine accused of the sensational murder of a deputy sarpanch in Jalila village of Botad district in Gujarat. Police said that after the murder of yesterday , initially 3 accused were nabbed today and later five more have been nabbed. Detailed investigation was on. Deputy Sarpanch Manji Solanki was allegedly killed by rivals. He was earlier given security cover due to threat on life but it was later withdrawn. His m...Read More

Congress leaders in Gujarat booked for consuming liquor, APMC vice chairman nabbed, Botad DPCC president on the run

July 23, 2018
Congress leaders in Gujarat booked for consuming liquor, APMC vice chairman nabbed, Botad DPCC president on the run

Botad: Senior Congress leader and President of Botad District Congress Committee cum local APMC chairman D M Patel has been booked under various sections of The Gujarat Prohibition (Amendment) Act, 2017 after he was found consuming liquor in a farm-house of his deputy in APMC, Jorubhai Dhandhal in the outskirts of Gadhadia village under Paliyad police station of the district last evening, police said today. While APMC vice chairman Jorubhai and his son Raghuvir Dhandhal have been...Read More

2 Congress leaders nabbed by ACB taking bribe

June 29, 2018
2 Congress leaders nabbed by ACB taking bribe

Botad: Two senior local Congress leaders, chairman of the executive committee of Botad Zila Panchayat and one of its members were today nabbed by the anti corruption bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police red handed taking bribe of Rs 80000/- from a man for conversation of agricultural land to non-agri category. Ishwar N Bharadia, member of the committee and Chaman B Khambalia were caught from the chamber of the committee in taluka Seva sadan here. DeshGujaratRead More

PM dedicates SAUNI Rs 1500 crore Phase-1 project, lays stone of Rs1695 crore phase-2

April 17, 2017

Botad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Saurashtra-Narmada Avataran Irrigation (SAUNI) Link-2 project’s 52-km long Phase-1 completed at a cost of Rs.1,500-crore, and performed the groundbreaking ceremony of 74-km long Phase-2 worth Rs.1,695-crore at a function at the Botad district town in the Saurashtra region. The phase-1 and phase-2 of the SAUNI Link-2 pipeline project, totaling Rs.3,200-crore is scheduled to fill up nine tanks/reservoirs in as many talukas in three district...Read More

Builder abducted in broad daylight in Botad, released under police pressure:SP

April 10, 2017
Builder abducted in broad daylight in Botad, released under police pressure:SP

Botad: A well-known builder of the city who was kidnapped in a dramatic manner from a public place close to bus stand here in broad daylight today was later left by the unknown abductors within hours owing to fear of police, SP Botad Saroj Kumari said. Builder Dilawar Hamid, a resident of Paliyad road in the city, was kidnapped by four people and forcefully seated in a Bolero vehicle while he was having refreshment at a snacks shop close to bus stand this morning. The ...Read More

Krishna Sagar Lake in Botad to be filled with Narmada water in presence of PM Modi

April 10, 2017
Krishna Sagar Lake in Botad to be filled with Narmada water in presence of PM Modi

Botad: Krishna sagar talav built by former Bhavnagar State ruler Krishna kumar sinhji will be filled with Narmada water on April 17 in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 130 hectare Krishna sagar water body has been the source of drinking water for 1.13 lakh people of district headquarters Botad. Krishna sagar talav was built by Krishna kumar sinhji to counter the issue of lack of sufficient rain in Botad area and frequently occurring situation of water scarcity. The water bod...Read More

Speculations rife on two former Congress MPs joining BJP later this month

April 07, 2017
Speculations rife on two former Congress MPs joining BJP later this month

Rajkot: Speculations are rife on two former Congress members of parliament joining ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. Both are fro influential Koli community of Saurashtra region. They are Somabhai Gandabhai Patel and Kunvarjibhai Bavalia. Somabhai was earlier in BJP. He had left BJP and joined Congress after he was not given time to meet then Chief Minister Narendra Modi over Chandni rape case. Kunvarjibhai has been executive president of Gujarat Congress in the past. He has good hold on Jasdan be...Read More

CM to be felicitated in each of seven new districts

August 20, 2013

Ahmedabad, 20 August 2013 Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be in Morbi on Saturday, August 24th to attend his felicitation event. Modi is going to be felicitated for declaring a new Morbi district. On 15th of this month, seven new districts came into existence. Modi is likely to be felicitated in each of these seven districts in next one month period. He is likely to attend felicitation programmes at Botad and Gir Somnath in first week of September, possib...Read More

Navda-Botad-Budhel pipeline project near completion: Saurashtra to get 59 crore liter extra water supply daily

May 02, 2013

By our correspondent, Gandhinagar, 2 May 2013 The Gujarat government today announced that Narmada oriented Navda-Botad/Valbhipur(Budhel) pipeline work is near completion. This is very important pipeline that would supply water to towns of Bhavnagar, Amreli, Rajkot and Jamnagar districts. It will supply daily 59 crore liter water to urban and rural areas of Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Amreli, Rajkot and Jamnagar districts. The pipeline is being laid at a cost of Rs 400 crore. I...Read More