In 1974, a student agitation from an engineering college here on mess bill led to overthrow of the state government. 46 yrs later, Morbi’s LEC is untouched by CAA, even as its hostels remain stuck in time
Bharat Boghra, general secretary of BJP’s Rajkot district unit, said that two Sodha families, each from Gondal and Jetpur towns, attended the event. “They were presented bouquets of flowers as a gesture that they were welcome here,” Boghra said.
The twin events come at a time when the BJP has been trying hard to counter the ongoing protests in some parts of Gujarat and other states of the country against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Workers in ceramic factories fall prey to deadly disease caused by silica dust accumulation in their lungs while working but benefits don’t reach them or their families as the factories allegedly disown them. The Indian Express takes stock of the situation in the sanitaryware hubs of Thangadh and Morbi
Implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act throws up fresh challenges to the traffic department and motorists. With the Gujarat government relaxing rules, citizens are taking it easy even as traffic police are all out to ensure compliance.