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.
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
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.
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.
"Observe the development and you will realise that slowly it has become an agitation backed by one political party. People had joined the agitation emotionally but the organisers are leaning towards one political party," Amit Shah said.