Over 75 percent of the newly-elected sarpanches in Gujarat belonged to us said BJP. Yesterday Gujarat BJP felicitated hundreds of Sarpanches at “Sarpanch Abhivadan Samaroh”, organized at Shree Kamalam, Gandhinagar.
The samaroh was attended by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, and state unit if BJP including Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani.
CM Rupani said,”It is not easy to win the election of Sarpanch because only those who work hard day and night for village can only win because villages have a small number of voters.”
Past Congress governments at Centre, steeped in corruption, did little for the uplift of villages, while the Narendra Modi government has made policies for all-round development of villages,”
Rupani also exuded confidence that the BJP will also win the upcoming Municipality and District Panchayat elections.
Paty President Jitu Vaghani said,”The rural population has given thumbs up to the BJP’s farmer-oriented and development-oriented policies. Even in the constituencies where Congress won, sarpanches belonging to the BJP got votes”
After the results of the election for around 1,145 village panchayats were announced on 6th of February, the BJP and the Congress claimed victory for their respective parties.