Jignesh Mevani

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani seeks protection for 116 Dalit farmers of Kutch

He also alleged that some men from upper caste communities are preventing these Dalit farmers from taking possession of the land allotted to them for farming by the state government 35 years ago.

published on : 25th June 2019

Jignesh Mevani booked for 'defaming' school through 'fake' video tweet

Mevani, shared a video on his Twitter account, showing a half naked school student being beaten up by someone, which he claimed, was a teacher of Valsad-based RMVM School.

published on : 15th June 2019

A new generation of liberal leaders is shaking up Indian politics

Politics in India is undergoing a quiet revolution, driven by a handful of young candidates standing in the bitterly contested federal election.

published on : 15th May 2019

Jignesh Mevani targets Gujarat government over stalling of Dalit wedding processions

He said the Vijay Rupani government in the state was a "mute spectator" while Dalits were facing discrimination.

published on : 14th May 2019

Star support: Swara Bhaskar, Jignesh Mevani campaign for Atishi

Swara had also campaigned for CPM candidate Amra Ram in Sikar, Rajasthan, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal and CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar at Begusarai in Bihar.

published on : 8th May 2019

Jignesh Mevani to face trial for speech against PM Modi

Mevani is accused of making a provocative speech against Modi at a public meeting organised by Karnataka Komu Sauharda Vedike at Chitradurga on April 6, 2018.

published on : 27th April 2019

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani campaigns for Kanhaiya Kumar in Bihar

Left sympathisers have been keenly watching the electoral battle in Begusarai as a victory for Kumar could indicate that the moribund communist parties were showing signs of revival.

published on : 29th March 2019

Fundamental rights being curtailed under NDA regime: Jignesh Mevani

Mevani urged the youngsters to sweep out the fascist, medieval and anti-people government at the Centre.

published on : 25th February 2019

Jignesh Mevani slams BJP govt in Gujarat over untouchability

Mevani made the accusations while taking part in the motion to thank Governor O P Kohli for his address to the House.

published on : 21st February 2019

Gujarat Deputy CM dubs Jignesh Mevani 'anti-national' for opposing bullet train

Patel went on to compare Mevani's stand on the bullet train project with that of social activist Medha Patkar who opposed the Sardar Sarovar Dam.

published on : 20th February 2019

MLA Jignesh Mevani's college trust cancels his event; principal quits in protest

Mevani accused the trustees, some of them Padma awardees, of "not standing up against the hooliganism" of BJP and its student wing, the ABVP.

published on : 11th February 2019

Jignesh Mevani attacks PM Modi over bullet train project

The MLA appealed to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to improve suburban train services.

published on : 29th December 2018

Man throws ink at Kanhaiya Kumar, Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani in Gwalior

The two were in Gwalior to address a seminar at the Chamber of Commerce Bhawan here as part of their "Samvidhan Bachao" protest.

published on : 19th November 2018

Jignesh Mevani seeks scarcity-hit status for his constituency Vadgam

The government should inform how many villages in Vadgam taluka have rain-measuring instruments on the basis of whose readings a village is declared as drought-hit, he said.

published on : 25th October 2018

Jignesh Mevani meets Mamata Banerjee; calls for unity among pro-poor progressive forces against BJP

Describing the BJP-led central government as "fascist", Mevani said the agenda for the general election, due next year, should be simple and clear.

published on : 1st October 2018
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