His assurance comes in the wake of anti-migrant protests in Gujarat in late September that led to many Hindi-speaking migrants leaving the state.
“Someone has illegally captured a panchayat plot outside the agricultural land belonging to the farmer, making it hard for him to enter his own land. Orders had already been issued by the collector to remove the encroachment but local authorities have not acted upon it,” the SP said.
Speaking to reporters in Gandhinagar, deputy chief minister Nitin Patel said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government was willing to change Ahmedabad’s name if it gets past the legal hurdles and receives required support.
A government official said that probably political developments in Delhi and the opposition to the Statue of Unity project by tribals could be weighing on the PM’s mind that led to his “below average” speech.
The decision entails increasing heights of buildings to free more open space on the ground, thereby allowing more ventilation, in the municipal corporation areas of Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot and others, as well as smaller towns like Valsad, Navsari, etc, stated an official release here.
The state government has made a provision of Rs 300 crore to provide tablets to students against a sum of Rs 250 crore earmarked for the purpose last year.
“Gujarat has the best urban infrastructure, a business-friendly atmosphere and zero-level unrest and so today Gujarat is considered to be an ideal state for migrations,” Rupani said.
An alleged rape of a 14-month-old girl and the arrest of a worker from Bihar in the case sparked off attacks on Hindi-speaking migrants in the state a few weeks ago. It led to thousands of migrant workers fleeing the state.
Vijay Rupani said, “It is our estimate that per day, 15,000 visitors will come to see the Statue of Unity.”
GMB is a partner in this PPP project that has been assisting the Surat-based company Indigo Seaways Pvt Ltd to launch and operate the new vessel.
Vijay Rupani, who was in Lucknow to personally invite his UP counterpart to the inauguration of the Statue of Unity on October 31, later accused the Congress for the attacks on the migrants during a joint press conference with Yogi Adityanath.
The case was filed under IPC sections 153 (provocation with intent to cause riot), 295 (defiling a place of religious worship) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace).
CM Vijay Rupani said his government is “working hard to ensure trust and confidence among all citizens that they are safe and secure in Gujarat”.
Nine pilgrims were killed and five others injured when a minibus they were travelling in fell off the road near Bhagirathi river at Gangnani area of Uttarakhand’s Uttarkashi district
The yatra will be carried out in two phases in October and November. The first phase will be between October 20 and 29, and the second phase between November 12 and 21.