SADBHAVANA FAST

  • Cong trashes Gujarat govt stand on Sadbhavna fasts March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday trashed the Gujarat government's claim that the chief minister had launched the Sadbhavna fasts on the directives of the Centre, saying, "unless the BJP and Narendra Modi think that people of India eat grass, they would not have made such a laughable statement". ...
  • Sadbhavna fasts held on Centre's directives: Guj govt March 26, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Narendra Modi government has said the chief minister's 'Sadbhavna' fasts were organised on the directives of various Central government ministries with an objective to preserve communal harmony and strengthen national unity. A letter from the Governor Dr Kamla Beniwal's principal secretary Arvind Joshi to former Gujarat minister Gordhan...
  • Modi fails to evoke 'sadbhavana' in Godhra January 21, 2012

    Godhra: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday failed to strike a 'sadhbhavna' chord with the minority community, as evidenced by the minuscule turnout for his daylong fast on Friday. The community leaders in Polan bazaar, the area from where most accused of Godhra train burning incident hail, said they...
  • Modi's fast is a political drama: Congress January 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday slammed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Godhra fast calling it a 'political drama'. Gujarat Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil also accused Modi of wasting public money in his fasts. "This is a political drama. Modi is wasting public money. Why is he not visiting any riot...
  • Modi fasts in Godhra, six activists arrested January 20, 2012

    Godhra: As Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi began his daylong fast in Godhra on Friday, activist Shabnam Hashmi and five others were arrested on the outskirts of the city as they had planned to hold a parallel 'sammelan' to his fast. "They have stopped and arrested us. We just want to...
  • Gujarat: Not just Modi, GISF jawans fast too October 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The hunger strike by over 3000 GISF jawans entered its seventh day and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will also embark on the second phase of his Sadbhavana mission by sitting on 24 hourlong fast in Dwarka on Sunday. The BJP says Sunday's fast will unite 6.5 crore Gujaratis...