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Protest in Ahmedabad over BJP’s candidates for AMC wards, Pradipsinh in city to address grievances

The BJP’s announcement of candidates, on Thursday, for the six municipal corporation elections coupled with its three new rules for potential candidates have led to protest from party workers. The announcement of candidates for the six municipal corporations led to protests by supporters of candidates who did not make the cut. Ahmedabad, where the BJP...

Civic body polls: BJP’s new rules for candidates selection has corporators miffed, many send feelers to Congress

The BJPs announcement to put certain conditions in place for candidates if they want to contest the civic body polls has got many corporators miffed. The party has decided not to give tickets to those over 60 years of age, relatives of BJP leaders, and those who have had three terms. This, sources say could...

Narmada civic body polls: BJP’s new rules will upset the political ambitions of many top leaders

Vishal Mistry, Rajpipla: The BJP’s decision to announce certain criteria for those who want to contest the upcoming civic body polls in Gujarat makes it clear that the party is already in the know of who all wants to contest the polls. It is also clear that the party might have felt that too many relatives...