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Gujarat: As Hardik Patel admits PAAS is to be dissolved, the Patidar vote is up in the air

This election, many believe, is going to be a litmus test to see if Hardik’s decision to join the Congress has worked in the favour of the party.

Ex-Hardik Patel aide reminds govt its promise of jobs to Patidar ‘martyrs’

Reshma Patel , however, said that she was not considering quitting BJP over the issue.


Gujarat clerk exam has question on Hardik Patel: Who offered water to end fast?

A multiple choice question of a competitive examination held for clerical posts in the Gandhinagar civic body asked about the Patidar leader's recent hunger strike.

PAAS moves Gujarat HC, says police like Getaspo, stopping people from meeting Hardik Patel

The petition, filed by PAAS convener Dilip P Vadodariya, also stated that police were also not allowing supplies of water, milk and other essential commodities to the residential area — Greenwood Society — in Ahmedabad where Hardik is on a fast.

Patidar quota protest: Hardik Patel, supporters detained in Ahmedabad

Hardik and eight leaders of the PAAS were detained today by the city crime branch from outside his house in Sola area, said Crime Branch DCP Deepan Bhadran.

Hardik Patel gets two years in jail in first rioting case during 2015 Patel quota stir

Soon after the verdict was pronounced, Hardik hit out at the ruling BJP, saying the party’s “Hitlershahi” cannot prevent him from fighting for “truth, farmers, youth and poor”.


Paan to cotton, a Patel story

Beyond Hardik Patel, Saurashtra's Patidar country is caught in lure of city, lack of jobs; farmers distress, temple politics; pull of community, and push of divided clans. SANDEEP DWIVEDI tracks a community that could very well decide this Gujarat election

Six Patel outfits hit out at Hardik: Turned Patidar andolan into personal andolan

In their first open criticism of Hardik, the outfits’ leaders said he is supporting the Congress even though the party has made no promise on OBC reservation benefits to the community.

Arrest warrant against Patidar leader Hardik Patel in 2015 MLA office ransacking case

A case was booked against Hardik Patel and 17 others for creating a ruckus in the office of Rishikesh Patel during the protest rally of Patidar community demanding reservation under the OBC quota for their community.

Gujarat government promises withdrawal of all "non-serious" cases against Patidar agitators

On September 26, Deputy chief minister Nitin Patel had held a meeting with Hardik Patel and other Patidar leaders, in a bid of evolve a compromise formula to pacify the politically dominant community which is demanding inclusion in the OBC quota.

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Hardik Patel ties the knot in a simple ceremony at a temple in Gujarat

Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel got married to Kinjal Parikh on Sunday in a simple wedding ceremony at a temple in Digsar village of Gujarat's Surendranagar district

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Patel Row Turns Violent: Nine Dead, PM Modi Appeals For Calm; There's More Than Meets The Eye

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, […]