In Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel took oath as CM again on Monday.


Four of the 17 ministers of the newly formed BJP government in Gujarat have criminal cases registered against them.

This information has been given in a report by 'Association for Democratic Reforms' (ADR).

At least 16 ministers, including Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, are crorepatis, or have assets of Rs 1 crore or more, the report by ADR, which works for electoral reforms, said.

The new Council of Ministers took oath on Monday after the landslide victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gujarat Assembly elections.

According to the ADR report, Minister of State for Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Purushottam Solanki faces two charges of cheating under section 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), one charge of "forgery of vital security" under section 467, while There is also a charge of forgery under section 465. According to reports, three other ministers - Harsh Shanghvi, Hrishikesh Patel and Raghavji Patel - face minor charges of disobeying an order of a public servant under section 188 and defamation under section 500 of the IPC. Huh.

ADR said that this report is based on the affidavits of the MLAs. According to the report, the minister with the highest declared assets is Balwant Singh Rajput.

He is the owner of assets worth Rs 372.65 crore.

Whereas, Bachubhai Khabad has the lowest assets of Rs 92.85 lakh.

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