Leuva Patels

  • Gujarat set to vote, Modi faces tough test in Saurashtra December 11, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The campaigning for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections 2012 ended on Tuesday with Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi hitting out at each other. While the past few days saw Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi raising the war...
  • Gujarat Yatra: Surat entrepreneurs split between Modi, Keshubhai December 10, 2012

    Surat: Surat - Gujarat's second-largest city, that recorded the ninth-highest GDP in India in 2012, is growing rapidly and new flyovers are being constructed every month. The diamond city is commended for best utilising the Centre's JNURM funds. The city is also known for its women entrepreneurs. Bhartiben from Ankleshwar picks...
  • 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...
  • 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...