Cakewalk for Mukesh Dalal in Surat

BJP, Congress, Lok Sabha Elections, 2024, Political Pulse, Surat

Surat: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Mukesh Dalal has been elected unopposed from Gujarat’s Surat Lok Sabha constituency. In a tweet, Gujarat BJP chief CR Paatil said: “Surat has offered the first lotus to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Congratulations to Surat Lok Sabha candidate Mukeshbhai Dalal for being elected unopposed.” Dalal was declared the winner a day after the nomination papers of Congress candidate Nilesh Kumbhani were cancelled over alleged discrepancies in the signatures of proposers in the form. Congress had fielded a substitute candidate, Suresh Padsala. But Padsala’s papers…

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Dividing Kukis and Meiteis against fabric of India – Bimol Akoijam

Bimol Akoijam, Assembly, BJP, Congress, Democracy, Election, Imphal, India, Indian culture, Kolkata, Manipur, Parliament, University

Imphal: A Bimol Akoijam, the Congress candidate for the Lok Sabha election, said that dividing Kukis and Meiteis geographically in the violent state of Manipur in the name of “safety” is against the “very idea” of India and need to be denounced from left to right. According to Akoijam, an assistant professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s School of Social Sciences, the two groups will have to coexist and cooperate as long as they are both citizens of the nation. The 57-year-old Akoijam’s remarks coincided with calls for a separate government…

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