Dilipkumar Viraji Thakor(born 1 June 1959) is an Indian politician from the Patan District of Gujarat. He is currently Minister of Labour and Employment, Disaster Management, Devsthan, and Pilgrimage Development in the Government of Gujarat under the leadership of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. He represents the Chanasma Constituency of Patan District in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly.
Patan was the capital of Gujarat's Chalukya dynasty in medieval times. It is said to have been established by Vanraj Chavada, a Chavda king. The city has had an old history, with several Hindu and Muslim dynasties making it a thriving trading city and a regional capital of northern Gujarat. It was also known as 'Anhilpur-Patan'.
Patan district is one of the 33 districts of Gujarat state in western India. Its main city is Patan. This district is located in northern Gujarat and bounded by Banaskantha district in the north and northeast, Mehsana district in the east and southeast, Surendranagar district in the south and Kutch District and the Kutch nu Nanu Ran in the west. The district occupies an area of 5792 km².
Chanasma is a small town and a municipality in Chanasma Taluka of Patan district in the state of Gujarat, India.
Patan is a Lok Sabha (parliamentary) constituency in Gujarat state in western India.
Becharaji or Bahucharaji is a Hindu temple town and taluka capital in Mehsana district of Gujarat state, India. The temple of Hindu goddess Bahuchara Mata in the town is major pilgrimage centre.
Bharatsinh Madhavsinh Solanki was born on 26 November 1953 in a koli family of gujarat. is an Indian politician and former president of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee. He was Minister of State for Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation in the Government of India in the Second Manmohan Singh ministry till May 2014. His previous posts include that of Minister of State for Power. He has also served as Secretary at All India Congress Committee from 2004 to 2006. He was born to Madhavsinh Solanki a Koli of Gujarat.
Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel is an Indian politician serving as the current Governor of Uttar Pradesh.She also served as Governor of Madhya Pradesh. She has served as the first female Chief Minister of Gujarat. She was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 1987. She was the Cabinet Minister for Education from 2002 to 2007.
Pindharpura is a village in Patan district, Gujarat, India with a population of around 4,000.
Shankar Chaudhary is an Indian politician from Gujarat state. He was the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Environment and Urban Development, Government of Gujarat.
Liladhar Vaghela was a Member of Parliament or Lok Sabha from Patan constituency in Gujarat, India.
Radhanpur is one of the 182 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Gujarat state in India. It is part of Patan district and is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes. It is one of the seven seats which make up Patan. Currently, Raghunath Desai of INC is the Member of Legislative Assembly from Radhanpur.
Chanasma is one of the 182 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Gujarat state in India. It is part of Patan district.
Patan is one of the 182 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Gujarat state in India. It is part of Patan district and a segment of Patan.
Kadi is one of the 182 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Gujarat state in India. It is part of Mahesana district and is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes.
Modasa is one of the 182 Legislative Assembly constituencies of Gujarat state in India. It is part of Aravalli district and is reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes.
Gabhaji Mangaji Thakor (koli) is an Indian politician and was a member of Ninth and Tenth Lok Sabha. He was also a former member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Dehgam assembly constituency of Gandhinagar district.
Alpesh Thakor is a politician from Gujarat, India. He was a member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly representing Radhanpur (2017–2019). Formerly associated with the Indian National Congress party, he joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019. He started his career as a social worker and political activist. He is a leader of the Koli Thakor community in Gujarat. He founded the Gujarat Koli Thakor Sena as well as OBC, SC, ST Ekta Manch, a social platform to demand reservations for people of the respective communities, around which a movement took place in Gujarat shortly after the Patidar reservation agitation.
In October 2018, there were incidents of attacks on Hindi-speaking migrants; from the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh; in Gujarat after the alleged rape of a 14-month-old in a village near Himmatnagar in north Gujarat. The attacks triggered the exodus of the migrants.
Geniben Nagajibhai Thakor is an Indian politician and member of the legislative assembly of Gujarat legislative assembly from Vav. She contested 2017 Gujarat legislative assembly election from Indian National Congress and won against Shankar Chaudhary of Bharatiya Janata Party.
Chandanji Talaji Thakor is a Member of Legislative assembly from Sidhpur constituency in Gujarat for its 12th legislative assembly.