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Cases of cow vigilantism are now rampant across the nation. 

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

I have clarity that Gujarat cannot be neglected and I am never out of Gujarat for more than a week at a stretch.

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

The Gujarat model is a lethal combination of neoliberalism and communalism, which syncs perfectly with Modi’s “Goebbelsian rhetoric” of development.

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

Modi’s model of development is to rob the poor and pay the rich. 

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

Social spending on public health and education, employment and infrastructure has come down drastically.

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

Our movement is pitching for an alternative model of development based on land reforms

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

Every zilla and tehsil has government wasteland, which could be distributed. 

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

Thousands of acres of land can be recovered through implementation of the Gujarat Land Ceiling Act. 

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

Since a long time, it is being observed in Gujarat that for four to four and half years, there is talk of development and ‘Vibrant Gujarat’. When elections come near, videos of dead cows are circulated and there is an effort to create a picture that the cow has been killed by Muslims.

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

My own experience from when I was in journalism is that I used to think that we will change the world by writing. Then you come closer to reality and that’s wiped that- that notion. Then I felt that this writing will go on but at the same time there must be some work done on the ground level. It is then that I decided to work as an activist in 2008.

Jignesh Mevani (Social Activist and Lawyer)

I am satisfied. I can only say that as a judge I need to only answer my conscience, my guru and my God. Judges need not be bothered about what others say about them

H. L. Dattu (Former Chief Justice of India)

NJAC case was a judicial process, but of course I was concerned about the growing pendency

H. L. Dattu (Former Chief Justice of India)

I have known Justice Thakur for very long, from his tenure as a judge in the Karnataka High Court. He was my senior. He was a puisne judge in the courtroom where I appeared last as a lawyer before my notification to the Bench came. I am 100 per cent sure that he will better things which I have laid the foundation for,

H. L. Dattu (Former Chief Justice of India)

We will intervene in the matter on human grounds. We are a human rights body and if these persons (Rohingyas) are deported back to their country, we see it as a violation of human rights.

H. L. Dattu (Former Chief Justice of India)

Judge could best assess from his fraternity of judges and lawyers as far as such appointments went, as in any other profession.

H. L. Dattu (Former Chief Justice of India)

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