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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2012: Surat`s textile industry feels neglected by BJP

Leaders of Surat fabric industry are unhappy with state BJP leadership for not giving ticket to a textile industrialist from Majura constituency.



Zeenews Bureau

Surat: The leaders of Surat fabric industry are unhappy with the state BJP leadership for not giving ticket to a textile industrialist from Majura Assembly constituency.

According to the Times of India, a delegation of textile industry met the city unit BJP president Purnesh Modi to update him of the current situation in the textile sector

The delegation was lead by Federation of Surat Textile Traders Association president Sanjay Jagnani, as per sources.

The textile fraternity wanted an industry representative to be given ticket from Majura Assembly constituency. The constituency has a major population of voters who are connected with the textile industry.

Sanjay Jagnani was quoted by the newspaper as saying, “FOSTTA and other textile associations in the city have worked hard for the BJP. When it came to ticket distribution, the party ignored some of the senior party leaders from the textile sector."

Senior party leaders from the textile sector, Kishore Bindal, Tarachand Kasat, Vishwanath Pachoria and Gopal Jalan were hoping for tickets from Majura Assembly constituency. But the BJP gave ticket to a young candidate Harsh Sanghavi.

From Zee News

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