Then Congress MLA, Raghavji Patel and Bholabhai Gohil had voted for the BJP candidate against the party’s whip. However, their votes were rejected by the Election Commission as they had disclosed it to the BJP. This had led to Congress candidate Ahmed Patel winning the Rajya Sabha seat.
Prime Minister Modi suspended his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' broadcast for March and April, and said he will be back with the programme on the last Sunday of May, by when results of the Lok Sabha elections are expected to be declared.
Ahmedabad, Jan 24 (ANI): Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday slammed the statement made by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan against the reservation policy saying that Parliament is the "supreme body" and that there is nothing wrong if discussions are made over there regarding reservation policy.