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Reservations is not the solution

This formulation was solidified when chief minister Madhavsinh Solanki cobbled together his Kham coalition, which was a front built with kshatriya, harijan (Gujaratis still use this word instead of dalit), adivasi and Muslim support. This coalition ... Asian Age, 1 month ago

Former Gujarat minister, MP Sanat Mehta passes away

Vadodara Former member of parliament(Lok Sabha, Surendranagar) and finance minister in Madhavsinh Solanki government, veteran left tilted socialist activist Sanat Mehta passed away today. He was 90. He had suffered cardiac arrest on Tuesday ...
 DeshGujarat1 month ago
DNA India

New turn in Gujarat politics: The angry youth

Anti-reservation demonstrations multiplied after the Solanki-government formation. It was the first time middle class men and women took to the streets and over 100 people were killed. There is a history of agitation (andolan) in Gujarat.
 DNA India4 weeks ago
Indian Express

Patels and the neo-middle class syndrome

After Solanki's victory, OBCs were admitted to quotas that had been decided in the 1970s for postgraduate medical faculties. At first sight, the current mobilisation of Patidars in Gujarat for their inclusion in the OBC list is paradoxical. This ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

'Patidars may stop supporting BJP'

‘Other communities are also equally frustrated, but they have not been able to put up a front so far. Now a wind of change is blowing,’ says Gujarat Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia. Right ahead of the  Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti leader Hardik Patel's 'reverse Dandi march' demanding other backward class quota for the Patidar community, opposition parties in  Gujarat have been calling for a re-look at caste-based politics. Senior Gujarat Congress leader Arjun ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'Rao overestimated his clout with the RSS'

'He depended too much on assurances given by sadhus and sants. He may not be culpable, but he was wholly responsible for December 6, 1992.' 'While Manmohan Singh came to reforms out of conviction, Rao came to reforms out of compulsion. If the compulsion had not been there, I don't know how he would have responded.' IMAGE: P V Narasimha Rao, then the prime minister of India. Photograph: India Abroad Archives After completing his tenure as environment minister and rural development minister in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Patel revolt: Caste in Modi illusion

When a 22-year-old clone of Prime Minister Modi took Ahmedabad by storm on August 25 with his fiery rhetoric that rivalled the Gujarat strongman's best performance, it was a moment of shock for the BJP. As Hardik Patel had much of India riveted the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Revolt of the Patels: Caste in the Modi illusion  DAWN Group1 month ago Caste in the Modi illusion  DAWN Group1 month ago

Catch 22 Quota on caste basis or economic condition!

Ramesh Patel and Chandrakant Patel EDISON: Even as the Patels in Gujarat are agitating for inclusion in the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category, prominent Patel community leaders in the Tri-State area here feel otherwise. They were of the ...
 IndiaPost1 month ago Quota not the solution  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Patels' OBC status demand: How the movement upsets Modi ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago Caste-based quota is only solution to problems faced by Gujarat and other states, Ramadoss says  Times of India1 month ago


Share to Facebook Share to Twitter BJP TO BE HIT HARD AT PATELS MOVEMENT By Harihar Swarup The Patel community in Gujarat is powerful—both economically and politically. It is also quite affluent. One wonders why it ...
 IPA Newspack.com1 month ago
Times of India

Protests by the privileged? Gujarat has a long history

Gujarat has a , anarchic agitations. Observers are often surprised to hear this, pointing to the state's association with Gandhi and its reputation as a highly developed region with a strong entrepreneurial drive as reasons why this should not be ...
 Times of India1 month ago
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