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Gujarat HC directs state government to hold elections of Amul Dairy

Gujarat High Court orders state government to proceed with the election for post of chairman & vice-chairman of Amul Dairy but prohibits declaration of result. Court Orders to produce votes cast by three government nominees, associated with BJP, to be produced in a sealed cover.
In a setback to BJP party in Gujarat, Congress clinched Amul dairy elections, winning 8 out of 12 seats in the elections to the board of directors representing the 11 blocks of the Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Limited, Amul Dairy.
The elections were held after a period of 5 years. Despite, BJP government’s effort to defeat Congress, Ramsinh Parmar along with Congress MLA Rajendrasinh Parmar got victory for the party.
BJP MLA from Matar Kesarisinh Solanki lost to Congress’ Sanjay Patel, who had contested against him in the 2017 Assembly polls. Congress MLA from Anand Kanti Sodha Parmar won with 41 votes while Borsad MLA belonging to Congress, Rajendrasinh Parmar, who is also the vice-chairman of Amul, won the Borsad-Anklav seat.
As per media reports, Rajendrasinh Parmar’s victory in Borsad was an all-out win for the Congress as the veteran leader bagged all the 93 votes cast in the Borsad block.

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