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Jignesh Mevani


Bank account of NGO associated with MLA Jignesh Mevani froze, says targeted for political reasons

May 12, 2021 12:31 am

Mevani made the allegations after the office of Charity Commissioner froze the NGO’s bank account Monday citing various grounds.

Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani detained before he could join protest outside the Gujarat Assembly

March 24, 2021 2:20 am

Police detained hundreds of people from different parts of Gandhinagar who had come to take part in the protest. Later in the evening, all those detained were released by the police.

Jignesh Mevani demands arrest of cop accused in Dalit RTI activist killing, suspended from Gujarat House

March 19, 2021 2:22 pm

On March 2, a mob had reportedly killed one Amrabhai Boricha (50), a resident of Sanodar in Ghogha taluka of Bhavnagar, allegedly in the presence of a local PSI.

Mevani discharged in 2019 defamation case

October 21, 2020 4:52 am

Valsad Police had registered a case of defamation against Mevani under IPC sections 500 and 505 (2) on June 15, 2019, after he had uploaded a video on his Twitter account regarding a teacher beating students.

Gujarat: Mevani-led group to impart self-defence training to girls

October 17, 2020 2:42 am

The training programme has been organized by Mehsana chapter of Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch (RDAM), an organization led by independent MLA Jignesh Mevani.

Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani among dozens detained ahead of rally for Hathras victim

October 07, 2020 5:12 pm

Various voluntary organizations had organized the Pratikar Yatra in Ahmedabad seeking justice for the Hathras victim and in protest of the allegedly deteriorating situation of law and order with regard to the security of women in Gujarat and the entire country.

Gujarat: Mevani alleges multicrore scam in MNREGA in Banaskantha

August 02, 2020 3:41 pm

Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani said that nearly 226 job cards were shown as deleted after the alleged scam surfaced. The deletions reflect in the online portal for MNREGA.

Send migrants back home, look after their needs in Gujarat: Mevani to CM

May 20, 2020 8:45 pm

Seeking immediate steps for their safe return, Mevani also gave a few suggestions to the state government such as putting in public domain the registration process of labourers who want to return home, wide dissemination of the selection process and dated acknowledgement to a migrant worker on registration.

LRD recruitment: Govt 'vindictive', posted women who protested to remote places, says Mevani

May 10, 2020 11:41 pm

The state government, however, denied the charges and said that police department is a disciplined force and one has to provide service wherever asked to.

Gujarat: Congress stages walkout after majority rejects SC/ST Bill

March 13, 2020 4:17 am

Asking all members of the House to rise above party lines and support the Bill, Solanki also said that five states of India have already passed similar Bills in their respective states and Gujarat should follow 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.