Soon after announcement by CM Vijay Rupani, netizens posted hilarious memes and jokes with hashtags #DragonFruit, #Kamalam. #SanskariFruitSabzi became a trend on Twitter.

According to the CM, the fruit has long since been grown as a form of cactus in the country. "Nobody has to be alarmed by the word Kamalam," Rupani added.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani expressed his condolences to the families of the workers who lost their lives after a dumper truck ran over them during sleep in Surat.

At least 13 people were killed in Kosamba city of Gujarat after a truck ran over 18 people sleeping on a footpath in the wee hours on Tuesday.

Thirteen people from Rajasthan were crushed to death after they were run over by a truck in Surat's Kosamba late Monday night, police said.

More than 50 lakh people have visited SOU since its inauguration. This is higher than the footfall at Statute of Liberty in the USA. A survey states that as many as 1 lakh people will be able to visit Kevadia through the railway network.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also inaugurate several other projects related to Railways sector in Gujarat during the event. Chief Minister of Gujarat and Union Railways Minister will be present on the occasion.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani appealed to people of the country to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and stay away from rumours, during the launch of vaccination drive in the state.

CM Rupani performed the ground breaking ceremony of Rs 121 crore work to supply the purified water from the sewage treatment plant to various industries, 20 works of road building department panchayat of Rs 24 crores and 7 works of Rs 44 crore corporation and dedicated 5 works of 133 crores.

Last date for online application for recruitment of Assistant Professors (Adhyapak Sahayak) is January 10, 2021 and more details of recruitment will be available on website -