Gujarat Assembly polls: Rahul plays Sardar Patel card to woo voters, promises 10L jobs, LPG at Rs 500
Gandhi also appealed to Congress workers to stand with the people of Gujarat who are facing heat of inflation, unemployment and harassment at the hands of an arrogant government.
State Congress chief Jagdish Thakor and ex-chief Bharat Sinh Solanki jointly announced the promise, saying the party always stood with farmers.
Congress' dual challenge in 2022 Gujarat elections: To take on BJP & keep vote bank intact, say experts
The Congress strongholds of north Gujarat and some tribal region have also been breached as many of its strong leaders have crossed over to the BJP in the last five years.
The Gujarat Congress will go to voters without a chief minister face, according to party in-charge Raghu Sharma.
Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann hold meetings with local AAP leaders on concluding day of Ahmedabad visit
On Saturday, Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann had started their Ahmedabad tour by visiting the Sabarmati Ashram and offering tributes to Mahatma Gandhi.
The decision to shelve the controversial project was taken at a meeting of Union ministers Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and tribal MLAs and MPs from the state.
The protest against the Par -Tapi Narmada river-linking project proposed by the Centre in South Gujarat seems to be gaining momentum day by day.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut also alleged that an attempt has been made in the film to suppress several 'harsh truths'.
State BJP president CR Patil had announced in the run-up to the civic body polls last year that the party would not field candidates who are above 60 or those who have served three-four terms.
As not more than 1,000 voters are allowed in one booth due to COVID-19 concerns and guidelines of the Election Commission, 3,024 polling booths have been set up, higher than in a normal scenario.
First time after donning the mantle of the party chief, Rahul Gandhi is all set to pay a two-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi from tomorrow.
The rise in candidates with serious criminal charges when compared to the party's candidates for the 2012 assembly polls while the BJP's has remained same at 13 per cent.
The pre-poll estimation of the Congress's grassroots level managers is that the party stands a good chance of winning more seats this time compared to its 2012 tally of 61 in the 182-member Assembly.
After the Congress released its first list on Sunday, disgruntled party workers had held protests in Surat, Dhoraji and Jamangar on Monday over the choice of nominees.
The ruling BJP has so far declared candidates for 134 seats whereas the opposition Congress has announced its nominees for 77 seats.
The BJP's central election committee meeting, chaired by Shah, was also attended by state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, BJP state in-charge Bhupender Yadav and state BJP president Jitu Vaghani.
According to NCP's Rajendra Jain, the discussion largely revolved around exploring possibilities of a united fight against BJP.
Hardik Patel warns Congress on Patidar quota issue, sets November 3 deadline for meeting his demands
Patel has put forward a set of demands before the Congress as a pre-condition for extending support to the party in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls.
With the Election Commission announcing the Gujarat Assembly polls today, the stage is set for a high-octane electoral tussle between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress.
Sources in the Congress party said Patel sought a maximum number of tickets for Patidar candidates in constituencies where the community has a dominant presence.