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Cong calls on Guv for appointment of Lokayukta

State Congress leaders Tuesday called on Governor Kamla Beniwal and submitted a memorandum seeking immediate gazette notification to confirm the appointment of Justice (retired) R A Mehta

Written by Express News Service | Published: July 24, 2013 4:48 am

State Congress leaders Tuesday called on Governor Kamla Beniwal and submitted a memorandum seeking immediate gazette notification to confirm the appointment of Justice (retired) R A Mehta as Gujarat’s Lokayukta following the Supreme Court judgment in the case. They also asked for dismissal of state’s Agriculture Minister Babu Bokhiria who was given a three-year prison term by a Porbandar court recently. However,the execution of the order in Bokhiria’s case was stayed by the sessions court. The delegation comprised state Congress president Arjun Modhwadia and party leader Shankersinh Vaghela,besides party MLAs.

BJP MLA injured as his revolver goes off

VADODARA: Arunsinh Rana,BJP MLA from Vagra constituency in Bharuch district,was injured when his licenced revolver went off after slipping out of his hand late on Monday night. The bullet hit his left leg before hitting the roof. Rana was rushed to a Bharuch hospital from where he was referred to a Vadodara hospital on Tuesday morning. “There is nothing serious and he is on the way to recovery,” said a doctor at Vadodara’s Bhailal Amin Hospital. The incident took place around 11 pm on Monday when Rana was reportedly taking out money from his pocket at his residence in Bharuch’s

Pritamnagar Society.

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