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Jignesh Mevani

Indian politician and activist

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Jignesh Mevani: Indian politician and activist
Jignesh Mevani is an Indian lawyer activist and former journalist serving as the representative of the Vadgam constituency in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly. He is the convener of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch.

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Vadgam Election Result 2022: Congress' Jignesh Mevani trailing BJP's Manibhai Vaghela by 1,087 votes

BJP candidate Manibhai Vaghela is currently ahead of Jignesh Mevani by 1,087 votes.
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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani sentenced to 6 months in jail in 2016 case

Jignesh Mevani along with other groups held a protest in 2016 regarding the change of name of the law building of Gujarat University.
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Dalit leader & Congress leader Mevani gets six months’ jail for 2016 protest

A metropolitan court on Friday convicted Dalit leader and working president of the Gujarat Congress, Jignesh Mevani, and 18 others to six-month imprisonment for staging a demonstration in the city in..
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Curious case of MLA Jignesh Mevani: Appointed Gujarat Congress working president, attracts disqualification

In an unprecedented development which may lead to his disqualification, independent MLA Jignesh Mevani was appointed working president of Gujarat Congress Pradesh Committee (GPCC) on Tuesday. A press..
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Jignesh Mevani case: Very good verdict by HC, says Assam CM


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Godse bhakts’ lodged ‘fake cases’ against me: Jignesh Mevani


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HC stays lower court remarks on Assam cops in Mevani case

The Gauhati HC, acting on an appeal by the Assam government, stayed on Monday a district judge’s observations against the state police made last week while granting bail to Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani..
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My arrest pre-planned conspiracy designed by Godse-bhakts in PMO, act of cowardice: Jignesh Mevani


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As Gujarat MLA Mevani gets bail, Assam CM says lady officer wants to challenge order

As Gujarat legislator Jignesh Mevani returned home after securing bail in an assault case filed by a woman sub-inspector of the state police, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said the lady..
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Mevani gets bail, court slams cops for 'false FIR'


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Jignesh Mevani, Gujarat MLA arrested for allegedly assaulting Assam policewoman, gets bail

Jignesh Mevani, a vocal critic of PM Modi and his BJP government, had said that the police's action against him was part of political vendetta.
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Mevani sent to police custody for five days in assault case


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Jignesh Mevani's re-arrest: Policewoman alleges molestation, assault by Gujarat MLA

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani was arrested once again, shortly after his bail, by the Assam police under molestation and assault charges.
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Mevani gets bail, re-arrested on another charge


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Jignesh Mevani gets bail in tweet case, re-arrested for 'assaulting' woman officer in Assam


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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani granted bail, rearrested by Assam Police in another case

Jignesh Mevani was rearrested by Barpeta police right after getting bail.
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Tweet against PM Modi: Assam court grants bail to Jignesh Mevani

An Assam court on Monday granted bail to Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani in a case over a purported tweet against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.Mevani, an independent legislator supported by Congress, was..
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'I don't know, who is he?', says Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani arrest

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed that he is unaware of the identity of Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, hours after the latter was arrested.
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Assam cops pick up Gujarat Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani after tweets on PM Modi

A case filed in Assam against Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani for allegedly “inciting” tweets on PM Modi led to his arrest from Gujarat’s Palanpur late on Wednesday and overnight transit to Guwahati..
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Vadgam MLA Jignesh Mevani arrested by Assam police


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Assam police arrest Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani over tweet; Cong holds protest, seeks his release


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Congress gets Kanhaiya; Mevani’s support

Former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar left CPI to join Congress on Monday, while independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani said he will fight the next Gujarat assembly polls on the..
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Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani to join Congress today, posters put up outside party office

Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani will be joining the Congress party today in the presence of Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders.
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Faceoff: Speculations over Kanhaiya joining Congress spark debate

Congress is keen to put up a grand show as Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Kanhaiya Kumar and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani are likely to join Congress on Tuesday.
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