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Friday, December 13, 2019

Gujarat bypolls


The two Gujarat bypoll campaigns: Ram Mandir and plan to annex PoK versus jobs and slowdown

October 26, 2019 5:47 am

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani did address local issues, but the focus of his campaign was more about “Ram Mandir in Ayodhya” and the BJP’s plan to annex Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, and the ‘mard sarkar’ at the Centre.

Gujarat bypolls: Cong upbeat over ‘people rejecting politics of turncoats’

October 25, 2019 4:32 am

Sweets and firecrackers also arrived at the party’s state headquarters but taking a lesson out of the recent drubbing in Lok Sabha elections where they lost all 26 seats to BJP, the Congress leaders this time decided not to count their chickens before they hatched.

Gujarat bypolls: No setback for BJP, says Jitu Vaghani amid celebrations at Shree Kamalam

October 25, 2019 5:16 am

Vaghani addressed a press conference in which he refused to accept that the party has faced a setback in the six assembly bypolls. He said that originally, out of the six seats, BJP had three seats. And the same number, it has retained in the bypolls.

Gujarat: Over 53% turnout in bypolls to 6 assembly constituencies

October 22, 2019 12:20 am

The bypolls were held for Tharad in Banaskantha district, Radhanpur in Patan, Kheralu in Mehsana, Bayad in Arvalli, Amraiwadi in Ahmedabad and Lunawada in Mahisagar district.

Gujarat: Stage set for bypolls on 6 assembly seats

October 21, 2019 1:09 am

While all the six seats are important for both BJP and Congress, all eyes are on Radhanpur and Bayad constituencies from where the ruling party has fielded turncoats Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala respectively.

Crorepati candidates in Gujarat bypolls: Builders, businessmen and a junior clerk

October 10, 2019 10:30 am

Congress’ Radhanpur candidate is builder Raghunath Desai, among the wealthiest of those in the fray, with assets of over Rs 100 crore.

Six bypolls in Gujarat on October 21: Congress rebels Alpesh and Zala land BJP tickets

September 30, 2019 6:58 am

The party also declared names of its senior leaders who will be accompanying its candidates while filing their nominations. The names were decided at a meeting of the Central Parliamentary Board of the party.

Gandhi Sandesh Yatra ahead of Gujarat bypolls: Congress looks to sway public opinion on slowdown, MV act

September 25, 2019 12:28 am

The election commission recently announced that by-elections will be held on six vacant assembly seats - Tharad, Kheralu, Amraiwadi, Lunavada, Bayad and Radhanpur - on October 21.

Gujarat: Two OBC leaders quit BJP, join Congress

August 15, 2018 4:03 am

Koli leader Shamji Chauhan likely to be pitted against Congress turncoat Kunwarji Bavaliya in Jasdan bypoll.

Out of 4 assembly seats in Saurashtra, BJP loses two

September 17, 2014 12:37 pm

BJP kept up its performance in Vadodara Lok Sabha and Maninagar assembly seats, getting over 70 per cent votes.