Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

Medha Patkar


‘Why are they using our name?’: Medha Patkar counters PM Modi, BJP leaders over Bharat Jodo Yatra participation

November 28, 2022 10:13 pm

On Sunday, while addressing an election rally in the Dhoraji town of the Rajkot district prime minister had lashed out at the Congress party over Patkar joining Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra in Maharashtra.

Irani attacks Rahul: ‘Which type of people is he leading yatra with?’

November 28, 2022 9:26 am

Irani also said that Rahul was carrying out the yatra with such people as Medha Patkar who was the leading face of Narmada Bachao Andolan and others who raised slogans like ‘Bharat tere tukde tukde honge’.

Medha Patkar saga: From Narmada anti-dam movement face to fighter for many causes

November 28, 2022 7:18 am

NBA leader and social activist Medha Patkar has again come in line of BJP's fire, in its current Gujarat polls campaign, for being ‘anti-development’, a charge she rejects.

Modi takes on Cong: Calling me names, trying to show me my aukat but silent on development

November 22, 2022 9:11 am

Gujarat elections: Points to Medha Patkar at Rahul yatra, says Gujarat will punish those with Narmada protesters

BJP attacks Congress over Medha Patkar: What was the activist's role in Narmada Bachao Andolan?

November 21, 2022 9:35 pm

The BJP, including PM Modi, have made jibes over Medha Patkar's participation in Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra. While Patkar was once an AAP member, she has been targeted by BJP leaders earlier too.

'Anti-Gujarat, anti-Gujaratis': BJP attacks Rahul as Narmada activist Medha Patkar joins his Yatra

November 20, 2022 12:57 pm

For BJP, Medha Patkar is the face of the delays in the Modi govt's flagship Sardar Sarovar Project

Election Watch | Why does BJP dislike Medha Patkar? After Amit Shah, PM Modi hits out at activist

November 20, 2022 5:46 pm

For the BJP, Patkar is not just the face of the agitation against the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada, a pet project of Modi as CM and PM, but also one of the figures who led protests against the 2002 riots.

AAP providing back-door entry to Patkar: Shah

September 05, 2022 12:51 am

The event was also attended by CM Bhupendra Patel, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur, President of Gujarat BJP CR Paatil and State Home Minister Harsh Sanghvi.

Medha Patkar calls for ‘Ganv Chalo’ movement

December 20, 2021 3:45 am

Delivering Chunibhai Vaidya Memorial lecture in Ahmedabad on Sunday, Patkar said, “We can challenge those in power through jan andolan. Chunibhai’s every struggle and movement gives this message. We should launch Ganv Chalo slogan like the Dilli Chalo slogan by the farmers."

Green rights activist Medha Patkar launches 'Sutlej Bachao, Punjab Bachao' campaign

November 21, 2021 8:46 pm

Many NGOs have been campaigning for months for saving river Sutlej. Their primary demands include cancellation of a proposal to create an industrial park near Mattewara forest and to bring transparency in the Buddha Nullah rejuvenation project.