Reshma Patel was a member of Hardik Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, but had quit it in 2017 to join BJP. However, she quit the BJP too last month, alleging that the party was merely using its workers to market its hollow schemes.
The yatra rath, a remodeled decorated bus which was part of the recently-concluded Saurashtra Ekta yatra, will pass through 121 villages in the district before reaching Abrahma on April 3 when Lapsi Sammelan is scheduled to be held.
According to police, Vipul Desai went “underground” after he hand-delivered the note to Inspector C K Patel. The photograph of Desai, a resident of Surat and owner of a car-piston unit, giving the letter to C K Patel went viral on WhatsApp.