Articles tagged under: Madhavsinh Solanki

93-year old former Gujarat Chief Minister issues video appeal to well wishers

July 28, 2020

Gandhinagar: Former Gujarat Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki will enter into 94th year of his life on July 30. Madhavsinh, also a former union minister, today in a video message appealed his well wishers not to visit him on his birthday this year in view of Coronavirus pandemic. Every year, dozens of Madhavsinh Solanki's well wishers visit him in Gandhinagar to greet him on his birthday. Madhavsinh's son Bharatsinh Solanki, a former Gujarat Congress president is battling with Coronavirus in...Read More

Rahul meets Madhavsinh Solanki, visits Mistry, Baig family

November 25, 2017
Rahul meets Madhavsinh Solanki, visits Mistry, Baig family

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the homes of three bereaved Congress leaders in Gujarat or their families. Rahul in the morning went to the Navrangpura residence of late party secretary Mirza Irshad Baig in Ahmedabad. He met the family members of Baig who had died after prolonged illness in his home town Modasa a few days ago. Later he went to Gandhinagar to meet senior party leader and Rajyasabha member Madhusudan Mistry who had lost his son (o...Read More

Madhavsinh as CM would come to Jamnagar to inaugurate a single water tank: PM at Dwarka

October 07, 2017
Madhavsinh as CM would come to Jamnagar to inaugurate a single water tank: PM at Dwarka

Dwarka: Speaking after laying foundation stone for proposed Okha - Beyt Dwarka cable stayed signature bridge and launching several highway projects here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled how in Congress government, the Chief Minister would come to Jamnagar to inaugurate a single water tank and get photo published in newspaper. Prime Minister Modi opined that Congress government's concept of development and imagination was very limited. He said: when Madhavsinh Solanki was Chief Minis...Read More

If leader like Modi could not break my record of 149 seats, how can current lightweight leaders cross it: Madhavsinh Solanki

July 30, 2017
If leader like Modi could not break my record of 149 seats, how can current lightweight leaders cross it: Madhavsinh Solanki

Ahmedabad: Four time CM of Gujarat Madhavsinh Solanki, who holds the record of forming government by winning maximum 149(so far) seats in 182 member assembly today said that if a strong BJP leader like Narendra Modi as the then CM could not make his party surpass this number, how could the less known faces and new people (the current state leadership ) achieve the 150+ target set by the party for the assembly polls this year. Talking to a Gujarati news channel, Solanki, who is also ...Read More

Delhi High Court rejects Madhavsinh Solanki’s plea against Bofors FIR

November 12, 2014

New Delhi, 12 November 2014 The Delhi High Court has dismissed former foreign minister Madhavsinh Solanki's plea for quashing an FIR lodget against him as an offshoot of the infamouse Bofors scam, saying what he did was a "grave matter". Madhavsinh had moved a petition before the Delhi High Court for quashing the FIR that was registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in 2003 in connection with the Bofors scam. Solanki – the then foreign minister...Read More

Madhavsinh Solanki moves Delhi High Court

October 13, 2014

Gandhinagar, 13 October 2014 Former union minister Madhavsinh Solanki has moved a petition before the Delhi High Court for quashing the FIR that was registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in 2003 in connection with the Bofors scam. Solanki - the then foreign minister in year 1992 had handed over a note to Swiss Foreign Minister Rene Felber during his official visit to Davos. Solanki under PV Narasimha Rao, had quietly passed on an unsigned memo...Read More

Madhavsinh Solanki hospitalized, MoS Health visits him

June 05, 2014

Ahmedabad, 5 June 2014 Former Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki has been hospitalized due to weakness. He has been treated in Government run Civil hospital. Shri Solanki was visited by minister of state for Health Shri Shankarbhai Chaudhary today. It should be mentioned here that last time Shri Madhavsinhbhai was hospitalized, Gujarat's then Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi had personally visited him and asked about his health. Shri Solanki was holding the record ...Read More

Former Chief Minister of Gujarat Madhavsinh Solanki operated at Apollo Hospitals

December 29, 2012

Ahmedabad, 29 December 2012 Apollo Hospitals, performed a successful operation on Shri. Madhavsinh Solanki(85 years), four times Chief Minister of the State and former external affairs minister of India, earlier this week on Sunday when, Dr. Parag Sheth, Sr. Consultant Heart Surgeon at Apollo, executed an extremely high risk life saving cardiac bypass procedure that lasted for close to six hours. In fact, the operation was a major success as Shri Solanki recupera...Read More

Narendra Modi visits Madhavsinh Solanki, and a tale of two records

December 19, 2012

By Japan K Pathak, Ahmedabad, 19 December 2012 Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi today visited former Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Madhavsinh Solanki at a hospital in Ahmedabad. Shri Solanki was admitted here today after he suffered chest pain. On way to meet Mr. Solanki, Shri Modi on twitter said, "Visiting Congress stalwart and former Gujarat CM Shri Madhavsinh Solanki to inquire about his health. He is admitted to a hospital in Ahmedabad." It is very interesti...Read More

Madhavsinh Solanki speaks to media persons on 85th birthday(video)

July 30, 2012

Ahmedabad, 30 July 2012 Former Gujarat Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki gives public appearance only once in a year - on his birthday. Shri Madhavsinh Solanki was greeted by his loyalists and number of Gujarat Congress workers including Gujarat Congress President Shri Arjun Modhwadia in Gandhinagar in the morning. When media persons asked him about any chance of re-entry to the mainstream politics, Madhavsinhbhai strongly denied any possibility of his come back. Shri So...Read More