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26-Dec-2018 Kolkata

Unprecedented alliances must to end BJP's fascism : Jignesh Mevani

Claiming the nation is going through an "unprecedented crisis" under the BJP-led Central government, Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Wednesday said there should be "unprecedented alliances" between parties to defeat the current regime at any cost in the coming...

02-Oct-2018 Kolkata

Jignesh Mevani meets Mamata, calls to rally against BJP

Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Monday called on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and urged all "pro-poor progressive forces" to keep aside their ideological differences and come together to battle the BJP in the Lok Sabha polls next year."All...

06-Apr-2018 Bengaluru

Jignesh Mevani asks people to 'disrupt' Modi rally in Karnataka

Gujarat independent legislator Jignesh Mevani on Friday asked people to disrupt Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally here on April 15 to question him about hisjob creation promises."People should enter the BJP's rally where Modi is set to campaign for the party...

18-Mar-2018 Ahmedabad

Jignesh Mevani's Dalit Muslim Ekta Manch begins outreach programme

A confederation of various organizations from the Scheduled Caste, Muslim and other underprivileged sections, formed under the leadership of Dalit activist turned legislator Jignesh Mevani, launched a contact programme here on Sunday.Mevani told IANS that...

18-Feb-2018 Ahmedabad

Jignesh Mevani argues with police as detained during protests

Dalit leader and Gujarat lawmaker Jignesh Mevani was detained by police here on Sunday along with nearly 100 others while staging demonstrations in protest against death of Dalit activist Bhanubhai Vankar.Mevani broke into heated arguments with police when...

29-Jan-2018 Bangalore

Jignesh Mevani to campaign against BJP in Karnataka polls

Gujarat's Dalit leader and newly elected MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday urged the Karnataka electorate to not vote for the BJP in coming Assembly polls and said he will campaign against that party in the southern state."I'm ready to compromise with my ideologies...

19-Jan-2018 Gandhinagar

Jignesh Mevani backs Dalits' fast unto death in Gujarat

Around 40 people from a Gujarat village, including women and children, have started a fast unto death in Detroj of Ahmedabad district against alleged atrocities, discrimination and harassment by upper castes.The Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch, headed by Jignesh...

09-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Why atrocities on Dalits, minorities, farmers: Mevani asks Modi

Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking why atrocities were being committed against Dalits, minorities and farmers in India and charged the BJP and RSS with instigating anti-Dalit violence in Bhima Koregaon...

09-Jan-2018 New Delhi

BJP targeting youth leaders : Jignesh Mevani

Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday accused the BJP of targeting youth leaders like him and charged the party and the RSS with instigating violence against Dalits in Bhima Koregaon in Maharasthra."The way in which Hardik (Patel), Alpesh (Thakore)...

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