Gujarat Parivartan Party

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Gujarat Parivartan Party
Leader

Keshubhai Patel (founder)

Gordhan Zadafia (president)
Founded 6 August 2012
Dissolved 24 February 2014
Headquarters Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Colours yellow
Seats in Lok Sabha
0 / 545
Seats in Rajya Sabha
0 / 245
Seats in Legislative Assembly
2 / 182
Election symbol
cricket bat
Politics of India
Political parties
Elections

Gujarat Parivartan Party was a political party from Gujarat, India. It was founded by Keshubhai Patel in August 2012. It performed poorly in 2012 assembly elections. Later it was merged with Bharatiya Janata Party in February 2014.

Formation[edit]

GPP was founded by former Chief Minister of Gujarat Keshubhai Patel on 6 August 2012. Gordhan Zadafia led Mahagujarat Janata Party dissolved itself in the Gujarat Parivartan Party.[1]

2012 Gujarat legislative assembly elections[edit]

Gujarat Parivartan Party performed poorly and won two seats in Gujarat legislative assembly election, 2012.[2]

  1. Keshubhai Patel - Visavadar constituency
  2. Nalin Kotadiya - Dhari constituency

Merger with Bharatiya Janta Party[edit]

GPP MLA Keshubhai Patel resigned in February following his ill health in early February, 2014.[3]

President of GPP Gordhan Zadafia announced merger of GPP with the Bharatiya Janata Party on 24 February 2014. Senior leader of GPP and the former chief minister Suresh Mehta opposed the decision. Nalin Kotadiya who is representing Dhari in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly joined BJP along with party.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keshubhai Patel formally launches Gujarat Parivartan Party". NDTV.com. 2012-08-06. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 
  2. ^ Samay, Live (December 20, 2012). "Gujarat Assembly elections 2012 results: Winners list". samaylive.com. Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Keshubhai resigns as MLA". The Times of India. 2014-02-14. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  4. ^ "Gujarat Parivartan Party merges with BJP". Niticentral. 
  5. ^ "Keshubhai Patel’s Gujarat Parivartan Party merges with BJP". Jagran. 

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