Narendra Modi was sworn in for his fourth term as Chief Minister of Gujarat last Wednesday to the horror of those Indians who have spent more than a decade portraying him as a demon.
In the presence of a galaxy of top BJP leaders and allies, iconic leader Narendra Modi, who led the BJP to an emphatic victory in the 2012 Gujarat Assembly election, on Wednesday took oath as the Chief Minister for the fourth consecutive time. Governor Kamla Beniwal congratulated Modi with red roses.
My dear Sisters and Brothers of Gujarat, The people have spoken yet again and they have spoken loud and clear! The results of the 2012 Gujarat Assembly elections have yet again established the victory of development politics and good governance over everything else! I thank the people for their affection, support […]
Just returned after attending Narendra Modi’s victory speech at an event organised opposite the BJP Party Office in Khanpur, JP Chowk. This was my first time at a Narendra Modi public rally. In fact it is also my first political event in India in almost two decades, the last being LK Advani’s Rath Yatra. Three things struck me about the crowd at the event.
When a triumphant Narendra Modi walked on to the stage in Ahmedabad, he could hardly make himself heard over the screaming crowd of his followers. The incumbent Chief Minister’s first address to the people of his State was, at once a message of peace towards his political opponents and a message of hope for the future of Gujarat.
Former Minister of State for Home in Gujarat Amit Shah has won Naranpura seat defeating his nearest Congress rival Jitu B Patel by a margin of 63,335 votes. Shah polled 1,03,988 votes, while Patel secured 40,653 votes. Shah, the close confidante of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is currently out on bail […]
Owing moral responsibility for Congress’s defeat in Gujarat Assembly election, State Congress president Arjun Modhwadia resigned on Thursday. “Our State president has sent his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi taking the moral responsibility of the defeat,” Gujarat Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi said. Modhwadia lost to his immediate rival […]
Basking in the glory of party’s victory in Himachal Pradesh, senior Congress leader and Finance Minister P Chidambaram has a different take on the results of Gujarat election. “Congress has won in Himachal Pradesh. In Gujarat too, I think Congress is a winner. Congress has gained several seats and BJP […]
If Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia thought he would win from Porbandar constituency for the third consecutive time, he was seriously mistaken. Modhwadia, who had spearheaded a sustained and aggressive campaign against BJP, was defeated by his BJP rival Babu Bokhiria by a margin of 17,146 votes. He polled 60,458 […]