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The Hindu
Patidar and Thakor camps push for seatsMembers of the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and Other
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
Members of the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and Other Backward Class (OBC) leader Alpesh Thakor, who joined the Congress recently, have held meetings with top party leaders to decide on candidates as both groups are striving... Read more
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The Hindu
Gujarat polls: Congress still in talks, list may take a day or twolike Patidars, OBCs and Dalits to take on the BJP. On Friday, four members of
The Hindu / Posted 2 hours ago
like Patidars, OBCs and Dalits to take on the BJP. On Friday, four members of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti, led by Hardik Patel, met with former Law Minister Kapil Sibal and Mr. Ahmed Patel in Delhi to discuss a possible strategy to fulfil... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP holds back announcement of candidates for seats in north Gujaratthe names of candidates in two dozen assembly constituencies, mostly in north G
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 hours ago
the names of candidates in two dozen assembly constituencies, mostly in north Gujarat which is an area of influence of Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakor, after a mismatch between the recommendation from its state unit and findings of an... Read more
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dna
Gujarat Elections: PAAS leaders in Delhi, to meet Congress leaders to decide strategiesPatidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders will on Friday meet the Congress l
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders will on Friday meet the Congress leaders to decide strategies after Hardik Patel's alleged sex-videos went viral. The PAAS conveners Dinesh Bambhania, Lalit Vasoya, Manoj Panara and Dr Kirit Patel reached... Read more
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asianage
Gujarat CM behind Hardik's 'morphed' sex clips, 52 more to come: Patidar committeeThursday alleged that the Gujarat chief minister and state BJP unit chief were
asianage / Posted 19 hours ago
Thursday alleged that the Gujarat chief minister and state BJP unit chief were behind the "morphed" sex clips of its leader Hardik Patel, a charge rejected by the ruling party. The BJP dismissed the allegation as "baseless" and termed the... Read more
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asianage
Rahul Gandhi’s temple visits in Gujarat worry Muslimsmain poll plank, the Congress is highlighting anti-incumbency and finding holes
asianage / Posted yesterday
main poll plank, the Congress is highlighting anti-incumbency and finding holes in BJP’s development model. PAAS leader Hardik Patel and Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani are also seen siding with the Congress but BJP’s poll managers feel the duo’s... Read more
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dna
Gujarat CM and state BJP unit chief behind Hardik Patel's 'morphed' sex tape: PAAStoday alleged that the Gujarat chief minister and state BJP unit chief were beh
dna / Posted yesterday
today alleged that the Gujarat chief minister and state BJP unit chief were behind the "morphed" sex clips of its leader Hardik Patel, a charge rejected by the ruling party. The BJP dismissed the allegation as "baseless" and termed the... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP will go to any extent to derail quota stir: Hardikvideos involving him and his close aides went viral on social media platforms a
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
videos involving him and his close aides went viral on social media platforms ahead of the Assembly polls in Gujarat, Hardik Patel, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader, on Thursday accused the ruling BJP of “masterminding Operation... Read more
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asianage
Can’t a 23-old man have girlfriends: Hardik Patel calls 'sex tapes' fakeMumbai: Patidar leader Hardik Patel is not embarrassed of the three “sex videos
asianage / Posted yesterday
Mumbai: Patidar leader Hardik Patel is not embarrassed of the three “sex videos” of him doing the rounds on social media, nor is he scared of losing mass support. The videos – where a man purportedly to be Hardik is seen in a room with a woman – are... Read more
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asianage
Gujarat polls: Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mewani to hold joint meetingsNew Delhi: Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Dalit activist-turned-politician, Ji
asianage / Posted yesterday
New Delhi: Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Dalit activist-turned-politician, Jignesh Mewani, will hold a series of joint public meetings in reserved constituencies of Gujarat beginning November 25. The series of meetings would be capped by a huge... Read more
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The Hindu
Beating BJP on its own turf pivotal: Mevanisaid it was possible that his supporters and he would one day launch their own
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
said it was possible that his supporters and he would one day launch their own alternative. Defending Patidar leader Hardik Patel on the CD controversy, he said putting hidden cameras in bedrooms was degenerate politics. Asked whether... Read more
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dna
It's payback time: Hardik Patel's clarion call to supporters to oust BJP in new videoBattling heat from release of three alleged sex tapes, Patidar leader Hardik Pa
dna / Posted 2 days ago
Battling heat from release of three alleged sex tapes, Patidar leader Hardik Patel has put out a video on social media where he is giving a clarion call for payback for all 'atrocities' and is urging to get rid of the current establishment. In the... Read more
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Business Standard India
#ModiCheNe: BJP's answer to all questions on Gujarat elections this timevideo of this series features veteran film and television actor Manoj Joshi. Th
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
video of this series features veteran film and television actor Manoj Joshi. The video attacks Congress party as well as Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor, and Jignesh Mevani. Joshi's character in this video talks about Congress' KHAM (Kshatriya,... Read more
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Business Standard India
#ModiCheNe: BJP's answer to all questions in Gujarat elections this timevideo of this series features veteran film and television actor Manoj Joshi. Th
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
video of this series features veteran film and television actor Manoj Joshi. The video attacks Congress party as well as Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor, and Jignesh Mevani. Joshi's character in this video talks about Congress' KHAM (Kshatriya,... Read more
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Business Standard India
#ModiCheNe: BJP's answer to all questions in Gujarat elections this timevideo of this series features veteran film and television actor Manoj Joshi. Th
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
video of this series features veteran film and television actor Manoj Joshi. The video attacks Congress party as well as Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor, and Jignesh Mevani. Joshi's character in this video talks about Congress' KHAM (Kshatriya,... Read more
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asianage
Hardik has Sardar Patel’s DNA: Gujarat Congress leaderAhmedabad: A Gujarat Congress leader has stoked a controversy with his remarks
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Ahmedabad: A Gujarat Congress leader has stoked a controversy with his remarks that Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel has the “DNA of Sardar Patel”. The BJP has criticised the comments, saying such a comparison was an insult to Sardar... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Caught in ‘sex CD’ war, Hardik Patel gets support from Congressrun-up to the December assembly elections in Gujarat got murkier on Tuesday as
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
run-up to the December assembly elections in Gujarat got murkier on Tuesday as a fresh set of videos showing Patidar leader Hardik Patel with a woman went viral. The three clips surfaced on Tuesday – authenticity of which could not be verified –... Read more
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The Hindu
Another ‘Hardik’ sleaze video clip surfacesA day after a purported sex video of Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Pate
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
A day after a purported sex video of Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel went viral on social media and local news channels, another clip emerged on Tuesday in which a man resembling him is seen with a woman and two men on a bed in a... Read more
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dna
This Hardik doesn't have an easy time everytime Patel and Pandya trend on TwitterOn Monday, Hardik Patel, the Patidar leader was trending on Twitter because of
dna / Posted 3 days ago
On Monday, Hardik Patel, the Patidar leader was trending on Twitter because of a video, allegedly featuring him, sitting in close proximity with a woman. People immediately jumped to the conclusion that Patel was involved in a sex CD, and the... Read more
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Central Chronicle
BJP can’t suppress voice of Gujaratto suppress the voices of the people of Gujarat. Speaking at the public rally i
Central Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
to suppress the voices of the people of Gujarat. Speaking at the public rally in Mehsana, Rahul also backed Patidar leader Hardik Patel for pitching his voice against the saffron party. “They think that they would suppress the voice of Patidar... Read more
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Business Standard India
Fine with Congress' reservation options: Hardik amidst alleged sex CD leaksAn alleged sex video of 24-year-old pro-reservation Patidar leader Hardik Patel
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
An alleged sex video of 24-year-old pro-reservation Patidar leader Hardik Patel was telecast on local Gujarati TV channels here on Monday, with the firebrand youngster laughing it away as an expected ploy to defame him though it heated up the... Read more
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The Hindu
Game on in Gujaratas usual as the BJP was ahead by 58 points among Patel voters. However, this ma
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
as usual as the BJP was ahead by 58 points among Patel voters. However, this margin is down to just 20 points. That Hardik Patel, who is leading the Patel movement for reservations and now calling for the BJP’s defeat, was found to be liked... Read more
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The Hindu
Ploy to defame me, says Hardik on ‘sex video’An alleged sex video of 24-year-old pro-reservation Patidar leader Hardik Patel
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
An alleged sex video of 24-year-old pro-reservation Patidar leader Hardik Patel was telecast on local Gujarati TV channels here on Monday, with the firebrand youngster laughing it away as an expected ploy to defame him though it heated up the... Read more
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asianage
Using women to gain power shameful: Hardik Patel slams BJP for viral videoAhmedabad: Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel on Monday
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Ahmedabad: Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of releasing the alleged sex CD to dent his image. A CD of the Patidar leader has surfaced on social media, in which he can be... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hardik Patel’s ‘sex video’ shown on Gujarat TV channels, he says it’s a BJP ployAn alleged sex video of 24-year-old Patidar leader Hardik Patel was telecast on
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
An alleged sex video of 24-year-old Patidar leader Hardik Patel was telecast on Gujarati TV channels in Ahmedabad on Monday. Patel, however, laughed it away saying it was an expected ploy to defame him though it heated up the political climate in... Read more
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dna
Days after Hardik Patel's premonition, alleged sex tape of Patel agitation leader surfacesDays after Hardik Patel had a premonition that his opponents may release a sex
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Days after Hardik Patel had a premonition that his opponents may release a sex tape to defame him, his apprehension has come true. A video has emerged online on Monday which shows a man with resemblance to Hardik Patel in compromising position with a... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Akhilesh Yadav attacks BJP’s ‘gai and gobar’ politics, says CM Yogi taking credit for Samajwadi Party initiativesJNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar at a function in Lucknow on Friday was an exa
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar at a function in Lucknow on Friday was an example of this. On Gujarat’s Patidar leader Hardik Patel copying and re-tweeting his tweets, Akhilesh said, “It is good if you follow or copy someone you like or admire.... Read more
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dna
Congress fell into own reservation trap: Nitin Patelper cent and that is why they offered the same formula to Patel community that
dna / Posted 6 days ago
per cent and that is why they offered the same formula to Patel community that we had proposed, and PAAS leaders including Hardik Patel did not accept. Now PAAS and Hardik Patel should reveal what they were offered by Congress. Was it a quota or... Read more
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dna
It's not about reservations but beating BJP: Hardik PatelHardening his stand against the ruling BJP, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS
dna / Posted 7 days ago
Hardening his stand against the ruling BJP, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel on Friday in a press conference clarified that it was all about defeating BJP. "Muddo BJP ne haravano che, Anamat no nathi (the point is to defeat... Read more
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asianage
Gujarat poll: Cong gives 3 options for quota to Hardik Patel led PatidarAhmedabad: Congress gave three options to the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat A
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
Ahmedabad: Congress gave three options to the Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) at a late night meeting on Wednesday at Ahmedabad with respect to latter's quota demand for its community, even as the organisation members said they... Read more
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dna
Has the Patidar vote-bank slipped out of Hardik Patel's hands?A tour through Patidar dominated the landscape of Saurashtra, rural as well as
dna / Posted 8 days ago
A tour through Patidar dominated the landscape of Saurashtra, rural as well as urban, suggests that Hardik Patel seems to have lost the confidence of the community. Interestingly, the narrative on the ground seems to be that Patidars, especially the... Read more
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dna
DNA Exclusive: Hindutva not appeasement, it is development, says Guj CM Vijay Rupaniin the upcoming Assembly elections owing to unrest among various communities —
dna / Posted 9 days ago
in the upcoming Assembly elections owing to unrest among various communities — depicted by the agitations being led by Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani — Rupani claimed that none of the communities were against BJP. "The three... Read more
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The Hindu
Straws in the Gujarat breezearound bolstering the anti-BJP sentiment whipped up by the troika of young lead
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
around bolstering the anti-BJP sentiment whipped up by the troika of young leaders: Alpesh Thakor, Jignesh Mewani and Hardik Patel. In theory, the support of OBCs, Dalits and Patels, represented by these three leaders, along with that of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gujarat election: BJP, Congress slug it out to woo Surat tradersin GST – with Gandhi dubbing it ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ at a recent rally. The Congr
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
in GST – with Gandhi dubbing it ‘Gabbar Singh Tax’ at a recent rally. The Congress is also buoyed by Patidar leader Hardik Patel inching closer to the party ahead of polls scheduled for December 9 and 14. But winning over the Surat traders... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Gujarat polls: Hardik, Mevani term ‘forced’ police protection as surveillance tactic by BJPRashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch convenor Jignesh Mevani and Patidar agitator Hard
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch convenor Jignesh Mevani and Patidar agitator Hardik Patel were accorded police protection on Sunday, days after the election commission declared December 9 and 14 as the polling dates for Gujarat. However, as neither... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress ready with solution for Patidarshanding it over to the Congress president, who is likely to declare the party’s
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
handing it over to the Congress president, who is likely to declare the party’s stand. Demands met Quota agitation leader Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) had earlier held a meeting with State Congress leaders, where they... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress out of comfort zoneinduction of OBC leader Alpesh Thakore and the negotiations the party is holdin
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
induction of OBC leader Alpesh Thakore and the negotiations the party is holding with Patidar agitation chief Hardik Patel is new turn for the Congress, especially in the case of the Patel/Patidar community, which has traditionally... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
BJP mustn’t be ‘one-man show, two-man army’: Shatrughan Sinhaon the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 days ago
on the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in Gujarat. “We failed to win over Hardik Patel who was ideologically closer to the BJP. Had we handled him properly, it would have been a stitch in time which... Read more
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dna
Gujarat Elections 2017: Amit Shah meets party workers, Cong likely to take call on Patel reservation on Mondayon Monday on the issue of promising reservation for Patidars under the OBC cate
dna / Posted 12 days ago
on Monday on the issue of promising reservation for Patidars under the OBC category, a condition set by quota spearhead Hardik Patel for extending his community's support to the party in poll-bound Gujarat, a state party leader said today. This... Read more
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asianage
BJP should cease to be one-man show, two-man army: Shatrughan Sinhaon the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
on the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in Gujarat. "We failed to win over Hardik Patel who was ideologically closer to the BJP. Had we handled him properly, it would have been a stitch in time which... Read more
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Gulf News
BJP mustn’t be ‘one-man show’, two-man army’ Shatrughan Sinha“arrogance” on the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
“arrogance” on the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in Gujarat.“We failed to win over Hardik Patel who was ideologically closer to the BJP. Had we handled him properly, it would have been a stitch in time which... Read more
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dna
BJP cannot be one-man show; two-man army: Shatrughan Sinhaon the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in
dna / Posted 12 days ago
on the part of the party leadership for crises such as the Patidar agitation in Gujarat. "We failed to win over Hardik Patel who was ideologically closer to the BJP. Had we handled him properly, it would have been a stitch in time which... Read more
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asianage
Cong mocking Gujarat development, spreading 'poison of casteism', says Arun Jaitleybeen spread have lagged way behind in development," he said, denouncing the Con
asianage / Posted 12 days ago
been spread have lagged way behind in development," he said, denouncing the Congress's attempt to woo caste leaders like Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakor. "The game of trying to split the state along caste lines is extremely... Read more
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asianage
Congress-led UPA ill-treated state, says Amit ShahMr Shah’s week-long travel plans in the state. The Congress party has been ass
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
Mr Shah’s week-long travel plans in the state. The Congress party has been assiduously wooing the trio of young leaders Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakore. While Mr Thakore has already joined the Congress, the other two have... Read more
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The Hindu
The parivartan brotherhood: How three young men have queered the pitch for the BJP in GujaratAlliance in the run-up to the general elections of 2014. If the 24-year-old Pa
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Alliance in the run-up to the general elections of 2014. If the 24-year-old Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti chief Hardik Patel cast the first stone in mid-2015, launching an agitation seeking reservations for his community of Patidars (or... Read more
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asianage
Dalit demands to be in our manifesto, says Rahul GandhiTemple of the Swaminarayan sect. Most of the followers of the Swaminarayan sect
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
Temple of the Swaminarayan sect. Most of the followers of the Swaminarayan sect are Patels. With help from Patidar leader Hardik Patel, the Congress is trying to woo the Patels, who have been traditional supporters of Mr Modi and the BJP. They... Read more
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asianage
BJP jittery in Guj: Will Rahul play cards right?22 years. Yet they have so far failed in reversing public sentiment. Increasing
asianage / Posted 14 days ago
22 years. Yet they have so far failed in reversing public sentiment. Increasing crowds at meetings held by Rahul Gandhi, Hardik Patel and even Jignesh Mevani are pointers to this. If the soon-to-be Congress president can hold his own for the next... Read more
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The Hindu
The parivartan brotherhoodAlliance in the run-up to the general elections of 2014. If the 24-year-old Pa
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
Alliance in the run-up to the general elections of 2014. If the 24-year-old Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti chief Hardik Patel cast the first stone in mid-2015, launching an agitation seeking reservations for his community of Patidars (or... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Rahul reaches out to Patidars and traders at Surat rallytextile hub. The meeting was held in the Patidar-dominated Varachha area of Su
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 days ago
textile hub. The meeting was held in the Patidar-dominated Varachha area of Surat, which had witnessed violence during the Hardik Patel-led stir demanding quota for community members. Gandhi began the meeting with a ‘Jai Sardar’ chant, a slogan... Read more
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dna
More power to Congress? Gujarat Dalit leader meets Rahul Gandhi, pledges to defeat BJPEven as Patidar leader Hardik Patel has not cleared the suspense over his suppo
dna / Posted 14 days ago
Even as Patidar leader Hardik Patel has not cleared the suspense over his support for the Congress in the upcoming Gujarat Elections, another influential Dalit leadre met Rahul Gandhi today. Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch's convenor Jignesh Mevani,... Read more
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