“Our intellectual wealth goes a big way to Australia, Canada, United States and England. Our workmen also go to the Middle-Eastern countries. The Japanese policy is such that it does not attract people from other countries,” Patel said, while addressing the audience in Gujarati.
Low lying villages in Narmada and villages in Bharuch and Vadodara on the banks of the river have been put on alert. With the heavy inflows in the dam, 1200 MW river bed powerhouse was started after a gap of two years.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel Wednesday said Gujarat will be among the first states to implement the 10% quota from the new academic session. “Under this, children from families with an income limit of Rs 8 lakh and those who are not availing any other reservation or scholarship, will be benefitted.”
While chief minister Vijay Rupani and state BJP state president Jitu Vaghani have election rallies planned almost every day, Nitin Patel, a veteran in the government and the party, seems to have restricted himself mainly to Mehsana, his home district, despite being listed as a star campaigner of the party.
Earlier, Mevani had hit out at the BJP government over the bullet train project, saying, “Farmers in Gujarat and Maharashtra are opposing the bullet train project. My question is when Gujarat and Maharashtra farmers together are saying that they do not want bullet train, then why this is being done.”