Gujarat Parivartan Party

  • Gordhan Zadaphia's Gujarat Parivartan Party merges with the BJP February 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Eyeing the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Gordhan Zadaphia's Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) on Monday announced its decision to merge with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "BJP is our mother organisation, our differences were not so big that we could not mend our fences. After all we are all swayamsevaks," Zadaphia...
  • Keshubhai Patel to quit politics, says GPP should merge with BJP February 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In an another boost for Bharatiya Janata Party, Gujarat Parivartan Party leader and former chief minister Keshubhai Patel on Wednesday announced that he will quit active politics and wished that his party should merge with the BJP. Once known to be an arch rival of Modi, Keshubhai had...
  • Keshubhai Patel steps down as GPP president January 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel, who had formed his own Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) before the state Assembly elections held last year, on Saturday stepped down as its president. The move by 85-year-old leader came after his son Bharat re-joined the ruling BJP last month. Bharat, who was earlier...
  • Modi betrayed people of Gujarat by announcing false packages: GPP August 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Keshubhai Patel-led Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) on Saturday alleged that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had "betrayed" the people of the state by announcing "false" special packages worth over Rs 39,000 crore during his Sadbhavana Mission fasts held in 2011. Terming Modi's Sadbhavna fasts as purely "political" in nature, GPP...
  • Gujarat elections: Bookies predict Modi's victory December 16, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The campaigning has ended. Loudspeakers have fallen silent. However, on the eve of the second and final phase of polling in Gujarat, the underground betting markert in Ahmedabad is buzzing with activity, and it places Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a front runner in the race. While Modi may be...
  • GPP could eat into the BJP vote base: Ashok Bagriya on Gujarat polls December 14, 2012

    Gujarat Parivartan Party leader Keshubhai Patel is hoping to inflict the maximum damage on Modi's re-election prospects, though a number of pre-poll surveys have already predicted a hat-trick of wins for Modi. CNN-IBN's Correspondent Ashok Bagriya joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on whether Keshubhai Patel can dent Narendra Modi's...
  • BJP may win 122 seats in Gujarat: survey December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is set to win a near two-thirds majority of 122 seats in the 182-member Gujarat assembly, according to a survey released on Wednesday. The LensOnNews survey projected 53 seats for the Congress and just one seat for former chief minister Keshubhai Patel's Gujarat Parivartan...
  • Gujarat polls: Modi finding it tough to woo Leuva Patels December 4, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Narendra Modi has received a rude jolt just a few days before voting in Gujarat. One of Gujarat's most influential votebanks, the Leuva Patels, have hinted that they could vote against Modi and the BJP. Leuva Patels can influence results of 33 seats out of the...
  • Keshubhai seeks EC action against Sidhu December 1, 2012

    Gandhinagar: Taking umbrage at Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark in which he termed him as an "anti-national leader", Gujarat Parivartan Party president Keshubhai Patel on Saturday appealed to the Election Commission to take suo motu action against the BJP MP and his party. "I urge the EC to take suo moto action...
  • Guj: Keshubhai's party gives poll ticket to Pandya's wife November 29, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel's party has given a poll ticket to Jagriti Pandya, the wife of slain BJP leader Haren Pandya. She will contesting for Patel's Gujarat Parivartan Party from the Ellis Bridge constituency in Ahmedabad. The assembly elections are a fortnight away. Haren Pandya was the...
  • BJP plea to disqualify Keshubhai's party rejected November 28, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Election Commission on Wednesday turned down Bharatiya Janata Party's application seeking to disqualify Keshubhai Patel-led Gujarat Parivartan Party. In its application the BJP had asked the EC to disallow Keshubhai's party from contesting the Gujarat Assembly elections, which are being held in December. Keshubhai Patel, a former chief minister...
  • Gujarat polls: Modi faces a tough test in Saurashtra November 23, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is finding that the Assembly elections in the state are not going to be an easy affair. His main concern is Saurashtra where Leuva Patels dominate and directly impact the results of 36 seats out of the 52 in the region. A traditional votebank of...
  • Gujarat: BJP fears defection, repeats many MLAs November 23, 2012

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to avoid defection and dissent, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has retained most of the sitting MLAs in the first list of 84 candidates ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections. But seven sitting MLAs are not on the list and it remains to be seen if...
  • Modi spreading lies about development: Keshubhai October 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) president Keshubhai Patel on Wednesday said Chief Minister Narendra Modi was spreading lies about the state's development. Addressing a huge public rally on the conclusion of his month-long 'Parivartan Sandesh Yatra', he said here, "If there were a competition for telling the maximum number of...
  • Keshubhai Patel slams Narendra Modi for meeting RSS chief October 21, 2012

    Veteran BJP leader and Gujarat Parivartan Party chief Keshubhai Patel hit out at Narendra Modi. Patel said that since the elections are around the corner, Modi is meeting the RSS leaders. ...
  • Keshubhai promises unemployment allowance August 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, who has launched a new political party, on Sunday promised to take a slew of welfare measures, if voted to power in the forthcoming assembly elections. Keshubhai, who floated Gujarat Parivartan Party last week, on Sunday said that his party would take a slew...
  • Keshubhai Patel launches Gujarat Parivartan Party August 6, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel on Monday announced his political party called the Gujarat Parivartan Party. Patel, an arch rival of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, had resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday. The move by the former chief minister comes ahead of the Assembly elections...