The PAAS leaders told Police Commissioner Satish Sharma that such events will instigate the Patidar community and law and order situation will be disrupted.
Commenting on Vaghela’s resignation from the Assembly, state Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki said, “We won the Rajya Sabha seat despite Vaghela’s strong opposition, indicating his leaving the party had no impact. ”
The party leaders said they did not believe the panel formed by the state government would conduct a fair inquiry when the government believed that the deaths were not because of oxygen shortage.
The Marathas constitute 33 per cent of the state’s population and Muslims 10 to 12 per cent.
“The non vegetarian-vegetarian debate in Mumbai is the rise of a new type of fanaticism. We need to find out which political party provides patronage to builders who deny houses to non-vegetarians,” the Saamana editorial stated.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan,who had campaigned extensively, credited the victory to development. Congress chief Arun Yadav on the improved tally of the party said the results proved that people have voted for change.
Some face serious charges such as criminal intimidation, forgery and cheating.
Sources said the activists will remain in detention till official function at Bakshi Stadium here concludes. Meanwhile, former CM Omar Abdullah termed the detention of activists as a “fixed match” by the government in which BJP is a coalition partner.
Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from seven municipal areas, which went to polls on Sunday. State BJP General Secretary Raju Banerjee said the state election commissioner has lost his credibility and therefore should resign from his post.
According to sources, as the noose of investigating agencies tightens over the senior leaders, they are hopeful of a breach in the rank and file of the party.
The move by a BJP/RSS front organization to repeal the validity of Article 35-A will lead to adverse consequences are likely to further devastate an already suffering region. Its long-term negative consequences are likely to outlive us all.
“Due to factors such as non-availability of expert doctors, skilled manpower, lack of funds and ticklish rules and regulations, it doesn’t become possible to provide professional healthcare to patients at government health facilities”, said Nitin Gadkari.
The agitating group has also questioned the utility and impact of the government’s loan waiver, and stated that it has not helped all farmers in the state.
“We do not need lessons on patriotism from the BJP. Independence Day will be celebrated here this year in the same manner that it is celebrated every year,” West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chaterjee told The Indian Express.
CPM Lok Sabha MP Mohammad Salim said they have lost faith in the state election commission.