Several professors of MSU have come forward in their personal capacities to help Chandramohan furnish his bail bond, if necessary. However, Chandramohan has already found a guarantor, who is backing his petition.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat appeared to have put the angry coalition of Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel, OBC leader Alpesh Thakor and the Congress, which fought the BJP as a united front during the Assembly elections, on the same side of the BJP, in their view of the film as “hurting sentiments of a “particular […]
Though the Congress improved its tally to 77 this year from 61 in 2012, the party failed to overcome BJP’s dominance on urban seats — of the 58 urban seats (where urban population is more than 50 per cent), the BJP has won 48 Assembly seats, the Congress has won remaining 10
The Congress retained most of these seats, largely in central and north Gujarat, and the party’s state unit president, Bharatsinh Solanki, called the results people’s way of giving a thumbs-down to “dhokebaaz (deceiving) leaders”
On Thursday, Vadodara Congress vice president Shailesh Amin alleged that the EC had ignored their representation. “The names of the evacuated people appeared in the latest voters’ list of their old areas.”
PM Modi alleged that in the past 35-40 years of Congress rule in the state, the Sanand-Viramgam region was utterly neglected and it was only the BJP government that brought national and international companies to the region to set up manufacturing plants in the past 10 years.
Modi accused the Congress of “spreading lies” about the FRDI Bill, and warned voters that the party would keep spreading “jhhoothana” (lies) until December 14, when the second phase of voting takes place.
On Saturday, 89 of 182 seats in Gujarat go to polls. Of these, 48 are in Saurashtra, six in Kutch and 35 in South Gujarat which includes Surat, the only urban centre where the Congress hopes to make inroads.
“Seventy years since Independence, we are yet to see pucca roads, health facilities and drinking water supply. Parties campaign in our village every election and use our family’s goodwill, but do nothing for the village," says a family member.
Addressing a campaign meeting in Kevadia Colony in Narmada, Rupani also called Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani, who is supporting the Congress in the polls, a “product of JNU”, where “deshdrohis (traitors) held a meeting” and raised “anti-national slogans”.
Singh, who addressed rallies at Chhota Udepur, Jetpur, Lunawada and Mahuda Assembly constituencies, said, “Every scheme introduced by Narendra Modi-ji is so successful that Rahul Gandhi is very pareshaan. He is so troubled that he is queuing up at temples."