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Finally, it was Nitin Patel who had his way. Gujarat’s Deputy Chief, who had been sulking after the allocation of portfolios final week turned into on Sunday, surpassed the finance ministry after intervention through the BJP’s vital management. The declaration in this regard turned into made by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday afternoon. Patel was disappointed that the portfolios given to him were not in keeping with his ‘stature and experience.’

“There becomes a few dissatisfactions as a few troubles had been now not addressed in the portfolio allocation. Now, Nitinbhai has been allocated to the Finance Ministry, which stops all of the troubles. An authentic communication has been dispatched to the Governor regarding this,” Rupani advised media humans in Gandhinagar.

After forming the brand new government remaining week, Patel turned into stripped off the portfolios of Finance, Urban Development and Petroleum — ministries he had held in preceding governments — and left with Roads & Buildings, Health & Family Welfare and Medical Education.


The finance portfolio becomes allotted to Saurabh Patel, who are now left with Energy, and Chief Minister Rupani took over Urban Development and Petroleum. Earlier in the day, Patel briefed the media at his Ahmedabad house, announcing the celebration high command’s decision to offer him a portfolio “appropriate to his stature.”

“As a senior and skilled minister and has served within the number-2 function with previous leader ministers, it becomes anticipated that appropriate portfolios might be allocated to me. But this time, for a few motives, 3 of my in advance held portfolios finance, city improvement, and petroleum — have been taken far from me. I had expressed my feelings to the chief minister and additionally to the birthday celebration excessive command, including the birthday celebration president Amit Shah,” Patel stated.

“Amitabha called me this morning at 7.30 am and communicated that my prestige can be maintained and confident me that a suitable portfolio could be allocated. My fight turned into never for the portfolio, however for my prestige,” stated Patel.


After the assurance from the BJP chief, Patel visited his office and formally took the fee. After he was allotted a few ‘low-profile’ portfolios closing week, a disenchanted Patel distanced himself from the media and refrained from taking price, too. On Saturday, in a display of power, a horde of humans accrued outdoor Patel’s residence in Ahmedabad Saturday. Among individuals known as the Deputy CM protected, besides supporters, MLAs, RSS leaders, and Patidar quota campaign, ner and Sardar Patel Group (SPG) chief Lalji Patel. Lalji Patel, even known for a Mehsana bandh on January 1, protesting the ‘injustice’ meted out to the BJP chief. The SPG has been assisting the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) searching for a reservation for a network.

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The 61-12 months-antique Patel, who’s the MLA from Mehsana, is some of the senior maxima of the BJP’s leaders within the authorities. Patel enjoys enormous support from the elected MLAs. On Saturday, Patel held talks with senior BJP leaders Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, Kaushik Patel, and Pradipsinh Jadeja at party legislator Babu Jamna Patel’s house in Ahmedabad. BJP chief V Shatish changed into also despatched to Ahmedabad to pay attention to Patel’s needs and placate him.

“About 4,000-5,000 human beings, from all age-corporations and all sections of the society from villages and cities, visited me at my residence. I thank all of them for extending their aid to me. I will maintain paintings for the birthday party,” Patel said, including that there has been no longer risk of quitting the celebration or becoming a member of the Congres.

Perhaps the largest and most pervasive issue in special education and my own journey in education is special education’s relationship to general education. History has shown that this has never been an easy, clear-cut relationship between the two. There has been a lot of giving and taking, or maybe I should say pulling and pushing for educational policy and the educational practices and services of education and special education by the human educators who deliver those services on both sides of the aisle like me.

Over the last 20+ years, I have been on both sides of education. I have seen and felt what it was like to be a regular mainstream educator dealing with special education policy, special education students, and specialized teachers. I have also been on the special education side, trying to get regular education teachers to work more effectively with my special education students through modifying their instruction and materials and having a little more patience and empathy.

Furthermore, I have been a mainstream regular education teacher who taught regular education inclusion classes, trying to figure out how to best work with some new special education teacher in my class and his or her special education students as well. And, in contrast, I have been a special education inclusion teacher intruding on the territory of some regular education teachers with my special education students and the modifications I thought these teachers should implement. I can tell you first-hand that none of this give and take special education and regular education has been easy. Nor do I see this pushing and pulling becoming easy anytime soon.

So, what is special education? And what makes it so special and yet so complex and controversial sometimes? Well, special education, as its name suggests, is a specialized branch of education. It claims its lineage to such people as Jean-Marc-Gaspard Itard (1775-1838), the physician who “tamed” the “wild boy of Aveyron,” and Anne Sullivan Macy (1866-1936), the teacher who “worked miracles” with Helen Keller.

Special educators teach students who have physical, cognitive, language, learning, sensory, and/or emotional abilities that deviate from those of the general population. Special educators provide instruction specifically tailored to meet individualized needs. These teachers basically make education more available and accessible to students who otherwise would have limited access to education due to whatever disability they are struggling with.

It’s not just the teachers, though, who play a role in the history of special education in this country. Physicians and clergy, including Itard- mentioned above, Edouard O. Seguin (1812-1880), Samuel Gridley Howe (1801-1876), and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787-1851), wanted to ameliorate the neglectful, often abusive treatment of individuals with disabilities. Sadly, education in this country was, more often than not, very neglectful and abusive when dealing with students that are different somehow.

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