According to Jainism, since ancient times Palitana is a major site of salvation and nirvana of Jain saints and sages. Palitana is a major pilgrimage site of the Jain religion. It is situated on Shatrunjay mountain in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat. . Daily Bhaskar, 4 days ago
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A day ahead of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhis short tour of Gujarat, the partys Palitana legislator Pravin Rathod won his claim to contest from the Bhavnagar Lok Sabha seat during the Congress primaries floated by Mr Gandhi. Bhavnagar was picked among ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
New Delhi: Palitana is a city in Bhavnagar district, Gujarat. It is located 50 km southwest of Bhavnagar city and is a major pilgrimage centre for Jains.The Palitana temples and whole mountain are considered the most sacred pilgrimage place (tirtha) ...IndiaTV News, 2 months ago
Sitting Congress MLA from Palitana, Pravin Rathod on Sunday won the primary election held by his party for choosing its candidate for the Bhavnagar Lok Sabha constituency. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has introduced the system of internal elections, ...Zee News, 1 month ago MLA Pravin Rathod wins Cong primary in Bhavnagar Press Trust of India, 1 month ago Four in Fray for Cong 'Primaries' for Bhavnagar LS Seat Outlook India, 1 month ago
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi will take on BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on his home turf in Gujarat in the coming week. On April 24, Ms. Gandhi will address two rallies, first in Kheralu, North ...The Hindu, 12 hours ago
While voters have been traditionally used to Kshatriya candidates in Bhavnagar, parties have fielded candidates from a different community this time around, and it would be interesting see how the divided city votes this time, says Haresh Pandya Bhavnagar is an erstwhile princely state of Saurashtra, and it was normal that a representative of the warrior Kshatriya community used to be elected to Parliament from there. The contest was also invariably between two Kshatriya candidates, with the ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago
RAJKOT: Saurashtra witnessed politicians leaving their parties to join other political outfits as candidates went out to file their nominations. Arjunsinh Jadav, a former Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) secretary joined BJP on Monday at ...Times of India, 1 week ago
In Vadodara, while Mistry has the NGOs on his side, Modi has the RSS. PTI The war paint is on. The BJP is aiming at winning all 26 LS seats from Gujarat, while the Congress has announced no such target. Nonetheless, Lok Sabha 2014 promises to be ...Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
ndhi brought in the US style Primaries with fanfare to empower grassroot leaders to fight the Lok Sabha elections. But most of 16 constituencies under this experiment chose sitting MPs, senior leaders, their kith and kin or close associates, ...New Delhi Pioneer, 3 weeks ago Congress 'primary': Another exercise in failure for Rahul Gandhi? Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago After Fanfare, Cong Primaries Fan Resentment in Party Outlook India, 4 weeks ago After fanfare, Congress primaries fan resentment among cadre DNA India, 4 weeks ago
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RAJKOT: Facing severe manpower crisis, diamond unit owners in Saurashtra are making desperate attempts to retain skilled workers. Diamond units in Bhavnagar, Amreli and Palitana are luring the workers with a slew of incentives like two-wheelers and ...Times of India, 1 month ago
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