Hardik Patel: Never met Robert Vadra, they will now say I met Nawaz Sharif and Dawood Ibrahim

Hardik Patel's former aide Dinesh Bambhania alleged that the PAAS convener met Vadra, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law, at a five-star hotel in Ahmedabad in October.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: December 13, 2017 6:37 pm
Hardik Patel roadshow in Surat The crowd at Hardik Patel’s Rajkot rally. (file Photo/Javed Raja)

Rejecting his former aide’s allegation that he had secretly met businessman Robert Vadra at a five-star hotel in October, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel Wednesday said “they can even claim I met Nawaz Sharif” and “Dawood Ibrahim”.

“Now they are alleging I met Robert Vadra. This is false. After ten days they can even claim I met Nawaz Sharif, then they will say I met Dawood Ibrahim,” Hardik Patel told ANI.

Hardik Patel’s former aide Dinesh Bambhania alleged that the PAAS convener met Vadra, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law, at a five-star hotel in Ahmedabad in October.

Bambhania asked Patel to explain what had transpired during his meeting with Gandhi and Vadra.

“Despite being asked by PAAS leaders several times, Hardik never revealed what transpired in that meeting with Rahul Gandhi. Hardik even met Robert Vadra in Delhi. Yet, there is no explanation about it. Was there any secret deal with Vadra?” Bambhania told reporters on Tuesday.

Hardik Patel and the Congress had previously denied the meeting with Gandhi. Bambhania, a day before the first phase of Gujarat polling, had alleged that Hardik Patel was supporting the Congress despite the party not clarifying how it would accommodate the Patidars in the reservation quota.

“Under what secret understanding Hardik is appealing to people to vote for the Congress?” he said.

“At his poll rallies, Hardik Patel openly says he does not like the Congress, but he asks people to vote for it. So what are the reasons that compel him to say so?” he asked.

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  1. S
    Dec 13, 2017 at 9:24 pm
    Hardik, you are a big fraudster. Like Rahul, you can go to any extent to fulfill your personal interests.
    1. A
      Dec 14, 2017 at 10:19 am
      I think you meant modi
    2. Khush Sahasi
      Dec 13, 2017 at 9:02 pm
      Why bambhania who ditch PASS is now saying this? Why not he resigned in October? How much money he received from Shah to join BJP just before nomination papers were being filed? A backstabber, how can be trusted even BJP. He will be cleaning shoes of Modi-Shah duo.
      1. Ram
        Dec 13, 2017 at 8:49 pm
        Arey hardik - Don't pose and you and your dirty rogue congi will lose Gujarat and entire Nation very soon.
        1. K
          Dec 13, 2017 at 8:11 pm
          Well said. You are the new leader of your community and don't give up. You may face similar false allegation from BJP which is usual for them. But stand up strong for the cause and there is good future for you soon. Even the great Modi insulted recently our ex-PM. Even he will question late President Dr. Abdul Kalam too. We all know his gimmick politics. BJP should stop suppressing new young leaders through this kind of false allegation.
          1. Tejas Me
            Dec 13, 2017 at 6:48 pm
            For political gain, you can go to anyone to lick their rear ends.
            1. Mohammed Khader
              Dec 13, 2017 at 9:49 pm
              Like our beloved muntries
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