Surat: Dinkar Desai, a freedom fighter, former MLA of Gandevi constituency in South Gujarat and father of sitting BJP MLA of Navsari, Piyush Desai passed away today. He was 97. Once a die-heard supporter of Indira Gandhi and close to then Gujarat Chief Minister Madhavsinh Solanki, Desai was later a supporter of Narendrabhai Modi. He had been whip in the State assembly.
Dinkarbhai was first batch graduate of Gujarati Vidyapith, set up by Mahatma Gandhi. He was jailed as a student for 16 mont...Read More