Speaking to The Indian Express, Hardik said, “I am not angry about the attempt to attack me but I am worried why the government is not taking action (with regard to the fire). We want action to be taken against the Mayor, SMC engineers and fire officials.”
The BJP which was also unsure of capturing all 26 seats, saw hope two days before polling day on April 21, when Modi did his last address in Patan and invoked the Balakot strike as a victory over terrorism.
Hardik, who formally joined Congress last month, however, rarely referred to his quota agitation days, so much so that he even desisted from shouting “Jai Sardar” slogan until a young supporter requested him to do so.
Hardik was scheduled to address a public meeting in Lunawada and campaign for Congress candidate VK Khant on Thursday evening. On April 16, permission had been granted by the district magistrate to land the chopper at the helipad.
Addressing a rally at Asrana Chowkadi in Mahuva taluka of Bhavnagar district, the Congress president repeated his charge that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been “favouring a few industrialists by going out of way but does little for the poor”.
Normal life was paralysed as schools,colleges, business establishments including banks and public transport remained closed in Gujarat in view of the bandh call given by Hardik Patel after his brief detention on Tuesday (August 26).
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced that Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel will be the party’s face in Gujarat Assembly polls. The state’s 182 constituencies will go to polls later this year, with the Bharatiya Janata Party fighting anti-incumbency. It is not surprising to see the Sena align with Hardik Patel, who […]
Ahmedabad, Feb 08 (ANI): Patel Quota protest leader Hardik Patel was produced before a metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday in connection with the sedition case filed against him by the Ahmedabad Police. The supporters of Patel Quota agitation raised slogans in support of their leader outside the court.
Surat, Jan 21 (ANI): Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel was taken to the Surat district court early today. Hardik’s advocate Jaswant Wada said that Hardik had written a letter to the people stating the solution lies with the government and if the Patel community stood at a disadvantage, then he would continue the agitation against the Gujarat Government. Surat police had earlier submitted a 44-page chargesheet against Hardik in a case related to blockade of highway near Kamrej last year.
Army today conducted flag march on five different routes in the city in order to instill confidence among the people in the wake of violence triggered by the quota agitation by the Patel community. At least eight persons died Wednesday as violence, sparked by a Patel agitation for OBC status and reservation, spread across Gujarat, […]