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Mevani urges people to vote out casteism, communalism

In Parbhani, Mevani also touched upon pressing local issues including water scarcity and the continuing agrarian crisis. “Farmers are being turned into beggars by poor policy-making,” he said.

Fake video case: Court in Gujarat rejects police demand for Jignesh Mevani’s custody

Mevani had earlier been granted bail by the Gujarat High Court, which directed him to present himself to Valsad police when called.


Fake video case: Jignesh Mevani’s statement recorded

A case of defamation had been filed against the independent MLA after he shared a video on Twitter of a teacher beating a student and attributed it wrongly to RMVM School in Valsad.

Fake video case : Gujarat HC grants anticipatory bail to Jignesh Mevani

Mevani’s plea for anticipatory bail was rejected last week by a trial court in Valsad.

Fake video case: Jignesh Mevani moves Gujarat HC for anticipatory bail

The court of Justice Vipul Pancholi granted a stay on Mevani’s arrest for two days in relation to an FIR accusing him of “defaming a school by tweeting a fake video” in May. The court is expected to hear the matter next on Monday.

Anticipatory bail denied to Jignesh Mevani in fake video case

The video, showing a person in a room beating children with a foot ruler and kicking them, claimed that the assaulter was a teacher of RM&VM School in Valsad.


Fake video controversy: Jignesh Mevani moves Gujarat HC to quash defamation FIR

The FIR states that Mevani had made a public appeal in his tweet to forward the video to every WhatsApp group, and stated that it depicted a teacher of RMVM School.

Article 15: We cannot ignore caste as a phenomenon in India, says Mevani

Mevani said that caste as a phenomenon remains an “elephant in the room”, which nobody wishes to address. “The phenomenon of caste has distorted life in India. Yet, unfortunately, we as a nation are not ashamed."

Jignesh Mevani meets governor, seeks protection for 116 Dalit families

The families who received agricultural land parcels under the provisions of the Agriculture Land Ceiling (ALC) Act are unable to cultivate it due to alleged encroachment on it by non-Dalits, Mevani said in the memorandum.

Excluded from panel on atrocities against Dalits, Jignesh Mevani calls it prejudice

Jignesh Mevani submitted a list of demands on prevention of atrocities against Dalits and tribals in Gujarat, and asked the state government to discuss it at the meeting and do the needful

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

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.