Tag: Gujarat Politics

Priyanka Gandhi Bats For ‘Arrested’ Hardik Patel

(New Delhi)Priyanka Gandhi Bats For ‘Arrested’ Hardik Patel
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday accused the BJP of repeatedly harassing party leader Hardik Patel
Hardik has been arrested for failing to appear before a court in a 2015 sedition case.
The Congress general secretary said Patel has been fighting for the employment of youth and the rights of farmers.
The BJP is repeatedly harassing Patel, Priyanka Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi.
Patel was arrested on Saturday night from Viramgam taluka in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad district for failing to appear before a trial court in connection with the sedition case, hours after a warrant was issued against him.

Rahul Bouncing Anandiben Over Modi ‘Says ‘Scapegoat’Won’t Save BJP in Gujarat

[New Delhi]Rahul Bouncing Anandiben Over Modi ‘Says This Scapegoat’ Won’t Save BJP in Gujarat
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi,These days, Leave No Opportunity To Attack Over PM Narendra Modi Congress party has been out of power in the Gujarat for over two decades.After Panchayat polls The Party got encouragements in Panchayat elctions
A day after Anandiben Patel decided to step down as Chief Minister, he said making her a “scapegoat” would not save the BJP in Gujarat as the 13-year Narendra Modi rule in the state was responsible for its “burning”.
Rahul Tweeted on his official Twitter handle
“13 years of Modi rule, not 2 years of Anandiben are responsible for Gujarat burning. Sacrificing the scapegoat won’t save the BJP,”
The Gujarat Chief Minister yesterday decided to step down, saying it was time for new the leadership to take over as she is soon going to turn 75.
Assembly elections in Gujarat are scheduled by the end of next year and Congress is upbeat as it had put up a good showing in the rural areas in the western state’s Panchayat elections.
The state has been witnessing an agitation by the Patidar community to fulfil their quota demand while
Dalits are up in arms after seven persons from their community were flogged by a group at Una for skinning a dead cow.
Terming Patel’s resignation as “overdue”, Congress had yesterday accused the BJP leadership of trying to protect her in spite of “growing unrest” among Dalits and the Patidar community over her handling of issues related to them.
All India Congress Committee General Secretary, in-charge of Gujarat, Gurudas Kamat also said if she is made a Governor of any state or accommodated into the Union cabinet, then it will amount to rubbing salt on the wounds of Dalits and the Patidar community.