Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who’s in Gujarat, is prone to meet disgruntled celebration chief Hardik Patel throughout his go to to the state to prep for elections later this yr.
Hardik Patel, a pacesetter of the highly effective Patidar neighborhood and the working president of the Congress in Gujarat, has been sending his celebration management worrying indicators. Lately, he dropped “Congress” and the celebration image from his Twitter bio amid hypothesis that he’s in talks with the ruling BJP.
The 28-year-old, who joined the Congress in 2019, has been complaining of being “ignored” by the Congress and its high leaders in Gujarat. He even in contrast it to the sensation of a “groom compelled into nasbandi (vasectomy)”.
After his outburst, Rahul Gandhi reached out to Hardik Patel and despatched a message asking him to proceed within the celebration, information company . reported, quoting sources.
The Congress chief additionally requested the celebration in-charge in Gujarat and different leaders to succeed in out to Hardik Patel to kind out variations.
Hardik Patel’s disenchantment with the Gujarat Congress management contrasts sharply together with his reward for the rival BJP. He has, to this point, emphatically denied any transfer to change sides.
“I’m not upset with Rahul Gandhi or Priyanka Gandhi. I’m upset with the state management. Why am I upset? Elections are arising and in such instances work ought to be performed along with sincere and powerful folks. They need to be given positions,” he advised reporters.
Studies additionally counsel that the Aam Aadmi Occasion (AAP) of Arvind Kejriwal, which is making an attempt to make inroads in Gujarat and set up itself because the opposition various to the Congress, has reached out to the Patidar activist.
Rahul Gandhi is in Dahod for a collection of pre-election occasions, together with an Adivasi Satyagraha rally throughout which he’ll tackle a tribal viewers. Tribals are identified to favour the Congress in Gujarat however earlier this month, AAP chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal additionally reached out to the tribal inhabitants.