Articles tagged under: Surendranagar

Man slaps Hardik Patel on stage during election rally in Gujarat

April 19, 2019
Man slaps Hardik Patel on stage during election rally in Gujarat

Surendranagar: A man today slapped Congress leader and former PAAS convener Hardik Patel on stage during an election meeting in Surendranagar district of his home-state Gujarat. A middle aged man Tarun Mistry came on the stage soon after Hardik, wearing a white Kurta Pajama with Congress scarf on his shoulders, started his speech. Tarun slapped Hardik. Tarun said, 'you killed 14 persons...14 Patidars died.' The incident took place in Baldana under Wadhwan taluka of Sure...Read More

Live: PM Narendra Modi addresses BJP campaign rally in Surendranagar

April 17, 2019

Surendranagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed a BJP campaign rally in Surendranagar Lok Sabha seat area of Saurashtra. DeshGujaratRead More

Former MLA Shamji Chauhan rejoins BJP, Lodhika taluka panchayat now BJP ruled

March 30, 2019
Former MLA Shamji Chauhan rejoins BJP, Lodhika taluka panchayat now BJP ruled

Gandhinagar: Former parliamentary secretary and Koli community leader Shamjibhai Chauhan today rejoined ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at State party headquarters Kamalm here. Shamjibhai joined BJP with other Koli community leaders from Surendranagar district namely Vaghjibhai, Hematbhai, Nathabhai and large number of his supporters. Shamjibhai had left BJP when he was denied assembly ticket. He had joined Congress and worked for Congress candidates...Read More

Savarkundla taluka Congress chief Malani, former MLA Shamji Chauhan leave Congress

March 28, 2019
Savarkundla taluka Congress chief Malani, former MLA Shamji Chauhan leave Congress

Gandhinagar: Savarkundla taluka Congress chief Deepak Malani has resigned from Congress party and joined BJP. Malani was upset with leader of opposition and Amreli district Congress leader Paresh Dhanani. In another development, Shamji Chauhan who was seeking ticket to contest from Surendranagar Lok Sabha seat today resigned from Congress party. He said he was planning to contest as independent candidate. Chauhan who is former Chotila MLA said he would work to defeat Congress on all Koli communi...Read More

Denied BJP ticket, sitting party MP Devji Fatepara sulks; Looming conviction in cheque return case could be reason of denial of ticket, believes local party MLA

March 24, 2019
Denied BJP ticket, sitting party MP Devji Fatepara sulks; Looming conviction in cheque return case could be reason of denial of ticket, believes local party MLA

Surendranagar: Sitting BJP Lok Sabha MP Devjibhai Fatepara is upset with party for not repeating him as candidate. The party yesterday announced Dr. Mahendra Munjapara's name as candidate on Surendranagar Lok Sabha seat dropping Fatepara who was one time MP. Fatepara today blamed party leaders from Surendranagar district such as Dhanjibhai Patel, Jayantibhai Kavadia and Kunvarji Bavaliya for selection of Munjapara over him. Fatepara, an ex Congress MLA had joined BJP after which he was g...Read More

Who is Dr. Mahendra Munjapara, a surprise name in BJP LS candidate list for Gujarat

March 23, 2019
Who is Dr. Mahendra Munjapara, a surprise name in BJP LS candidate list for Gujarat

Surendranagar: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) today announced a list of 15 candidates for Lok Sabha general elections in Gujarat. Of them 14 are sitting MPs who are repeated while only one is a new face. He is Dr. Mahendra Kalubhai Munjapara, a candidate declared for Surendranagar Lok Sabha seat. Munjapara whose name has come as surprise is practicing doctor and central council member of Indian Medical Association. Born in 1968 he lives in Wadhwan town located at district headquarter...Read More

Gujarat CM launches second spell of state-wide Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan

February 23, 2019
Gujarat CM launches second spell of  state-wide Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan

Surendranagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched the second spell of the state-wide Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan (SSJA) by performing “ShramDaan” at Tarnetar in Surendranagar District with a resolve to conserve water through deepening lakes, ponds and other reservoirs. He said that Government of Gujarat has made proper arrangements so that our future generation do not have to face water scarcity. It’s our resolve to save every single drop of rain. This water conservatio...Read More

Vajubhai Vala announces plan for Rs. 100 crore Rajput community temple of Goddess Bhavani in Gujarat

February 10, 2019
Vajubhai Vala announces plan for Rs. 100 crore Rajput community temple of Goddess Bhavani in Gujarat

Sutrapada: Speaking at mass wedding function of Karadia Rajput community at Sutrapada in Gir Somnath district, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala made announcement of construction of Rs. 100 crore temple of Goddess Bhavani for entire Rajput community. Vala in his speech said, 'Like those from Leuva Patel community gather in name of Goddess Khodal, entire Rajput community shall gather in name of Goddess Bhavani with a Rs. 100 crore temple in place in future. I request the community members that...Read More

Gujarat govt. suspends Resident Additional Collector and two others

February 07, 2019
Gujarat govt. suspends Resident Additional Collector and two others

Gandhinagar: As irregularities were found in transfer of over 800 acres of government land at Bamanbor and Jivapar in Chotila taluka in Surendranagar district under Agricultural Land Ceiling (ALC) Act, Gujarat Government has suspended from duty the then Resident Additional Collector Chandrakant Pandya, Deputy Collector V.Z. Chauhan and In-charge Mamlatdar J.L. Ghadviwith immediate effect. The case has been handed over to the ACB as also Departmental Inquiry has been ordered with direction to ...Read More

PM addresses Koli community mahasammelan at Chotila via video; stresses focus on education for speedy progress of community

February 02, 2019
PM addresses Koli community mahasammelan at Chotila via video; stresses focus on education for speedy progress of community

Surendranagar: Addressing a Mahasammelan of Koli community at Chotila in Surendranagar district today afternoon via video, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked Koli community members to focus on education for progress. PM pointed out that a section of Koli community is still in backward condition in terms of education and that affects capability of getting good jobs and earn employment. It is collective responsibility of community members to march ahead and work in this direction. He sai...Read More