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Congress activists protesting
- Anger among activists for cutting ticket for sitting councilor in Jamalpur
- Hundreds of BJP workers protested at the BJP office in Ahmedabad yesterday
As soon as the list of candidates for the elections of 6 Municipal Corporations in Gujarat is released, there has been a lot of furore over ticket distribution. Hundreds of BJP workers protested at the BJP office in Ahmedabad yesterday. The same condition also appeared in the Congress office today. About 500 activists resigned from the party in protest after the ticket of Jamalpur’s sitting councilor. At the same time, shouted slogans against Congress MLA Giyasuddin Shaikh.
BJP in-charge of Ahmedabad city, I. K. Jadeja and BJP workers protesting.
BJP workers protested yesterday
In charge of several wards of Ahmedabad city, including Vasana, Naranpura, Got, Chandkheda, Sardarnagar and their workers are angry at cutting tickets. First Friday evening, Ward-in-charge of Chandkheda Pratima Saxena reached the BJP office along with dozens of workers and after that the process of reaching the office of angry inmates of other wards started. The ward in-charge and about 500 workers threatened to leave the party by writing an application. The process of protests that started in the evening continued till late night.
Elections are to be held in these cities of Gujarat
Voting will be held on February 21 for the Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar municipal elections of Gujarat. The counting of votes will take place on 23 February. Voting for 31 zilla panchayats, 231 tehsil panchayats and 81 municipalities of the state will be held on February 28 and counting of votes will take place on March 2.