In Gujarat what does 60% voters turnout in first phase signify?

In Gujarat what does 60% voters turnout in first phase signify?

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 By Deepak Parvatiyar* Ahmedabad: On 13 December 2012 Gujarat had witnessed 70.75% of record breaking voting in the first phase of polling. That was a time when the BJP’s tallest Patel leader and former chief minister...
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Gujarat Elections, which way Surat will vote?

Gujarat Elections, which way Surat will vote?

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 By Deepak Parvatiyar* Surat: Last Sunday in Patel dominated Varachha area of Surat over a lakh strong crowd surged to the rally of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti leader Hardik Patel. Many had ‘Sardarvanshi’ printed on their.....
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Gujarat Key Constituencies: Mehsana

Gujarat Key Constituencies: Mehsana

Gujarat’s Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel fighting hard to retain his seat in the Mehsana constituency By Deepak Parvatiyar* A hotbed of Patidar quota agitation, Mehsana in north Gujarat had seen the very first rally for the quota on 6 July...
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Gujarat BJP President Jitu Vaghani is fighting anti incumbency in Bhavnagar West

Gujarat BJP President Jitu Vaghani is fighting anti incumbency in Bhavnagar West

Gujarat Key Constituency: Bhavnagar West By Deepak Parvatiyar* On November 21, just before Bharatiya Janata Party’s Gujarat state unit chief Jitu Vaghani filed his nomination papers from Bhavnagar West, the party’s national president Amit Shah addressed an...
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Gujarat key constituency Rajkot West

Gujarat key constituency Rajkot West

It is Jain Vaniya CM versus a rich Brahmin in the Patel heartland By Deepak Parvatiyar* Considered a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bastion, Rajkot West is the biggest constituency within the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Having given three chief ministers...
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