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Gujarat bypolls: Limdi, Abdasa, Karjan give BJP substantial victory lead

Limdi that saw bypolls gave a decisive victory to the BJP on Tuesday. BJP’s candidate Kiritsinh Rana won the seat with 31,539 votes. This is the third time that Kiritsinh Rana has won the seat in a bypoll. He had earlier won the seat in 1995 and 2013. Kirtisinh Rana’s political experience helped the BJP...

Gujarat bypolls update: Congress, BJP workers clash in Gadhada

Congress and BJP workers in Gadhada clashed during the bypolls on Tuesday. Initially, Congress had accused the BJP of indulging in bogus voting and later workers had a heated argument before it escalated into violence. The violence was reported from the Nutan Vidhyalay booth in Gadhada. A similar incident of violence was also reported from...

Gujarat bypolls update: Complaint of outsiders voting in Dangs

Surat: A complaint of outsiders coming to vote in Dangs, where bypolls are being held, was made on Tuesday. The complaint has been filed by a police constable. The complaint alleges that those belonging to other districts are being brought to Dangs to vote. The incident allegedly happened in Bhisya village of Dangs. Dangs has seen...

Gujarat bypolls update: Morbi village boycotts elections, 3 held in Karjan for distributing cash

Morbi: Villagers of New Navlakh village in Madiya of Morbil boycotted the bypolls. The voters said that they have been demanding a separate gram panchayat for their village for some time now but it has not been accepted so far. As a result, against the 303 registered voters, not one person has voted so far...

To accept or not to accept: CM Rupani, BJP state chief CR Patil sing different tunes on Congress leaders’ entry into BJP

It seems there is some difference of opinion in the BJP about poaching leaders and workers from the Opposition party. While chief minister Vijay Rupani warned the Congress that it will see more of its MLAs breaking away from the party, BJP state president CN Patil had earlier said that the BJP does not need...

Limdi: Independent candidate Gopal Makwana’s candidature form rejected

Independent contestant for the Limdi seat Gopal Makwana’s nomination for the seat has been rejected. This has come as a big relief to Congress party which has announced Chetan Khachar as its candidate. As per sources, Khachar’s nomination has resulted in Koli leaders within the party and the community, in general, being unhappy. Kolis dominate...

BREAKING: Chetan Khachar is Congress’ candidate from Limdi

The Congress has announced Chetan Khachar as its candidate for the Limdi constituency. The Congress had earlier announced names for five of the eight seats and later announced candidates for two of the seats. It had delayed announcing the candidate for the Limdi seat. Both the BJP and the Congress had difficulty announcing a candidate...

Amit Shah in Gujarat to help state BJP resolve Limdi seat problem?

Limdi seat, which will be among the eight assembly constituencies, that will go for bypolls on November 3, is one of the reasons why Union Home Minister Amit Shah had to visit Gujarat early than what was planned originally. It should be noted that Limdi remains contentions even within the BJP because there are too...