Hardik Patel, who was convicted of rioting during 2015 Patidar agitation, appointed as Working President of Gujarat Congress
The Election Commission (EC) has now finalised the polling of four Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat on June 19.
In March, 5 Congress MLAs had resigned, taking Congress' tally in Gujarat assembly to 68.
Senior Congress leader from Gujarat Badruddin Sheikh succumbed to coronavirus. He was the leader of opposition in Amdavad Municipal Corporation.
Gujarat: Congress MLA Imran Khedawala tests positive for coronavirus, had been in a meeting with CM Rupani and many others despite symptoms
The meeting was also attended by the top brass of the Gujarat government including Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Home Minister Pradipsinh Jadeja, Principal Secretary of health in the state as well as the Ahmedabad police commissioner and municipal commissioner.
At first four Gujarat Congress MLAs had resigned, Later, Praveen Maroo also confirmed that he has also resigned, taking the total to five.
Gujarat: Congress leader Hardik Patel arrested in 2017 case as soon as he walked out of prison in 2015 sedition case
Patel was given bail today after he was taken into judicial custody on 18th January 2019.
The Mahatma Gandhi statue was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2017
Gujarat: 12 Congress leaders including MLAs Mohammad Javed Pirzada and Bhikhabhai Joshi convicted in 2008 ransacking case
12 Congress leaders in Gujarat convicted in 2008 rioting case and sentenced to 1 year in jail, 2 of them have died
The family members of the deceased alleged that Parmar's son was driving the car. However, the MLA has stated that it was his driver who was behind the wheels when the accident happened.