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Jignesh Mevani


Fill up Karmavat lake or will launch stir: Mevani to govt

June 20, 2022 12:26 am

On Sunday, Mevani had issued a video statement in which he referred to the long pending demands of locals.

Mevani barred from leaving Gujarat, gets bail in 2017 case

June 03, 2022 8:51 pm

The court was hearing the appeal of Mevani and others and challenging their conviction by a magisterial court for unlawful assembly and carrying out a march in Mehsana without permission in July 2017.

Arrest increased my popularity, says Mevani, dares BJP to file another FIR

May 26, 2022 3:50 am

Lashing out at the ruling party for "crushing dissent and free opinions", The Gujarat MLA said the BJP government does not believe in or have even an iota of faith in the constitution or democracy of India.

Mevani takes on Hardik: ‘Below the belt’ comments unwarranted

May 21, 2022 6:48 am

Mevani accused Hardik of making below the belt comments against the top Congress leadership, including Rahul Gandhi.

Jignesh Mevani is front and centre at Rahul Gandhi's rally for tribals in Gujarat

May 11, 2022 11:41 am

Rahul didn't just have Mevani, the Independent MLA from Vadgam in North Gujarat, by his side on the dais, with the two in frequent conversation, but also launched a 'Satyagraha letter', to be distributed among party leaders, jointly with him.

Gujarat: BJP books dissenters from oppressed communities under false cases, says Mevani

May 10, 2022 2:12 pm

Speaking at the Congress party’s Adivasi Satyagraha in Dahod, where Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address the audience, Mevani also criticised the BJP for refusing to recognise Adivasis’ identity.

Explained: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani convicted, what is the case against him?

May 06, 2022 9:54 am

A magisterial court in Mehsana has sentenced Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani and nine others to three months imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1,000 each. What is the case against them? Will Mevani be disqualified as an MLA? Is this kind of conviction commonplace?

Jignesh Mevani interview: 'I won't let the activist Jignesh die... Cong also wants me to be what I am... Rahul wants me to grow as a Dalit leader'

May 06, 2022 8:09 am

On Hardik Patel, Mevani says: “We have been good friends, good political colleagues. The only message that I would love to give him is 'Hang on buddy, we will fight it out together'.”

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, 9 others sentenced to three months of jail for unlawful assembly over 2017 rally

May 06, 2022 9:55 am

The court observed that it is an offence to hold a rally without permission. NCP leader Reshma Patel is among those convicted.

Case against Jignesh Mevani over 2017 rally: Judgment likely today

May 05, 2022 8:27 am

On July 12, 2017, to mark one year of Una Dalit flogging incident, Mevani and his associates had led an "Azadi Kooch" from Mehsana to Dhanera of Banaskantha. Kumar and Patel had also joined them.


Jignesh Mevani, Umar Khalid, Kanhaiya Kumar unite to attack BJP in 'Yuva Hunkar' rally

January 09, 2018 10:22 pm

Protesting for the release of Dalit outfit Bhim Army’s founder Chandrashekhar Azad, Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday organised ‘Yuva Hunkar’ rally at the Parliament Street, New Delhi.