Articles tagged under: Shankersinh Vaghela

Vaghela appointed as new Gujarat president of NCP, Boski elevated as national general secretary

June 28, 2019
Vaghela appointed as new Gujarat president of NCP, Boski elevated as national general secretary

Gandhinagar: Former Gujarat CM and union minister Shankersinh Vaghela who had joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on January 29 this year has been appointed as the new state president of the party. 78 year old Rajput leader had been inducted in the party as its national general secretary earlier on. A letter of appointment by NCP president Sharad Pawar received by Vaghela's office said that he would replace Jayant Patel alias Boski who has now been eleva...Read More

Suggested high-command to field Vaghela against Shah in Gandhinagar, got a go-ahead:NCP Gujarat chief

March 25, 2019
Suggested high-command to field Vaghela against Shah in Gandhinagar, got a go-ahead:NCP Gujarat chief

Ahmedabad: Gujarat President of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Jayant Patel alias Jayant Boski today said that he has suggested the party high-command to field a party general secretary and former CM Shankersinh Vaghela against BJP president Amit Shah on Gandhinagar Loksabha seat. Boski said that Vaghela had earlier won the seat (in 1989 as BJP candidate) and his residence was also in Gandhinagar. 'I have talked to the party high command this morning and he had given me th...Read More

Shankersinh Vaghela joins NCP in presence of Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad

January 29, 2019
Shankersinh Vaghela joins NCP in presence of Sharad Pawar in Ahmedabad

Gandhinagar: Ahead of upcoming general elections of Lok Sabha, former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today joined Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in presence of NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel at Hotel Ummed in Ahmedabad. Shankersinh was declared NCP's general secretary. On this occasion, Sharad Pawar interacted with media persons in detail on this occasion. Shankersinh had worked in BJP and Congress in the past. He had also formed his own party and front Rashtriya Janata Party ...Read More

Shankersingh Vaghela to contest LS polls from a North or Central Gujarat seat after joining NCP:Boski

January 24, 2019
Shankersingh Vaghela to contest LS polls from a North or Central Gujarat seat after joining NCP:Boski

Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat CM and union minister Shankersinh Vaghela who would formally join Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on January 29 here in presence of party president Sharad Pawar, would also contest Loksabha election on party ticket from a central or northern region seat,' party's state president Jayant Boski said today. He said that the veteran leader would contest the LS poll on NCP ticket for sure. 'We are in to discussions with him about the selection of seat for hi...Read More

Shankersinh to join NCP on January 29 in presence of Pawar: Gujarat NCP chief Jayant Boski

January 23, 2019
Shankersinh to join NCP on January 29 in presence of Pawar: Gujarat NCP chief Jayant Boski

Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat CM and union minister Shankersinh Vaghela would formally join Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on January 29 here in presence of party president Sharad Pawar. 78 year old Rajput leader would be taken in the party as its national general secretary of NCP. State President of NCP Jayant Boski today confirmed this. He said that the preparations for the workers meet here on January 29 during which Vaghela would join the party were on. Pawar and...Read More

Four former CMs of Gujarat share stage in Ahmedabad

November 26, 2018
Four former CMs of Gujarat share stage in Ahmedabad

Ahmdedabad: Four former Chief Ministers namely Keshubhai Patel, Shankersinh Vaghela, Suresh Mehta and Dilip Parikh shared stage in Ahmedabad today along with State Governor Kohli, MoS in Centre Parshottam Rupala and minister in Gujarat cabinet Bhupendrasinh Chudasama in a book launch function in Ahmedabad today. 'Developing Gujarat - My Memories' a book written by Kirit Shelat and H.R.Patankar documents the actual development works done in Gujarat in the past. The function to launch th...Read More

BJP a conspirator party which can go to any extent to grab power: Vaghela

November 24, 2018
BJP a conspirator party which can go to any extent to grab power: Vaghela

Gandhinagar: Former Gujarat CM and ex- union minister Shankarsinh Vaghela today alleged that ruling BJP was a conspirator party which could go to any extent for grabbing power. Addressing a get together meeting here today Vaghela, who himself was part of BJP for over two decades in the past, said that the party was a conspirator party which could go to any extent to grab power. He claimed that BJP and PM Narendra Modi have failed to deliver their promises like 'good-days' , two crore jobs,...Read More

Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

November 04, 2018
Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

Gandhinagar: Former Chief Minister and senior leader Shankersinh Vaghela today said the the information provided to Rajya Sabha that international airport in Ahmedabad was named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel named under Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Prime Minister and Keshubhai Patel as Chief Minister was wrong. Prior to unveiling of Sardar Patel's 'Statue of Unity' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shankersinh Vaghela had told media persons that Ahmedabad airport was named after Sardar Patel duri...Read More

Shankersinh to work for anti-BJP coalition in Gujarat and elsewhere in upcoming Lok Sabha polls

September 18, 2018
Shankersinh to work for anti-BJP coalition in Gujarat and elsewhere in upcoming Lok Sabha polls

Gandhinagar: Addressing the media at his residence 'Vasant Vagdo' here, former Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela today said his stand in the next Lok Sabha general elections will be against the BJP government in the Centre. He said he would remain active in a fashion that anti-BJP votes don't split. He said he will be in the second front and not third front. Vaghela said he had met various regional as well as national leaders in recent months including Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar and Advani....Read More

Shankersinh to announce his next political move on Tuesday

September 17, 2018
Shankersinh to announce his next political move on Tuesday

Gandhinagar: Senior politician Shankersinh Vaghela has called a press conference at his residence Vasant Vagdo on Tuesday, September 18. Vaghela is likely to make announcement on his next political move in this press conference. Ahead of this media meet, he will interact with his supporters. Vaghela has been former Chief Minister of Gujarat, former president of Gujarat BJP and Gujarat Congress both, former leader of opposition, former MP, former MLA and former union minister. Vaghela had ...Read More