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Gujarat Chief Minister meets Congress delegation in Rajkot

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Gujarat Chief Minister meets Congress delegation in Rajkot


AHMEDABAD: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Friday met a delegation of Congress members throughout his go to to Rajkot and warranted motion to resolve the problems put forth by the opposition leaders.

On studying that the chief minister shall be in Rajkot metropolis to participate in a collection of presidency occasions and conferences, Congress leaders met him in Gandhinagar on Thursday and sought time for a gathering, mentioned Mahesh Rajput, the final secretary of the get together’s state unit.

“We told the chief minister that he should also listen to the opposition because we are equally concerned about people’s issues. He agreed and met our delegation during his Rajkot visit. We discussed a range of issues and he gave an assurance that he will take appropriate steps to resolve them,” Rajput instructed reporters after the assembly.

The 10-member Congress delegation included Rajput, Gujarat Congress vice chairman Gayatriba Vaghela, Leader of Opposition within the BJP-ruled Rajkot Municipal Corporation, Bhanuben Sorani and former LoP Pravin Rathod amongst others.

Some of the most important calls for of the Congress throughout the assembly had been the appointment of a full-time police commissioner for Rajkot, waiver of penalty curiosity on unpaid property tax, halting spot restoration of unpaid site visitors e-memos from automobile house owners and stopping non-public faculties from rising charges amongst others.

Since the sudden switch of former Rajkot police commissioner Manoj Agarwal in March following corruption costs, IPS officer Khursheed Ahmed is holding the extra cost of the submit.

“When the Congress was in power till 1994, our CMs used to consult opposition leaders in important matters. But that was not followed by the BJP. We appreciate Bhupendra Patel’s gesture of listening to opposition leaders. This is the best way of governance,” Rajput mentioned.

Speaking to reporters, Vaghela mentioned she had raised the difficulty of “deteriorating condition of the Rajkot civil hospital due to bad management”, and urged the chief minister to supply ample medicines, stretchers and wheelchairs for the hospital.

Elections are due in Gujarat in December this 12 months.