Informal talks with people close to the Patidar leader are on to enlist the support of the Patel community, which comprises 20 per cent of the voters, reports Amit Agnihotri. Keen to dislodge the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has been ruling Gujarat for 19 years, the Congress is hopeful of getting Hardik Patel to join it. A popular face of the state-wide Patidar movement, Patel is expected to strengthen the party's anti-saffron party movement. Polls to the 182-seat Gujarat assembly are to be ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
One thing is clear: the BJP will be fighting the Gujarat Assembly elections on a Hindutva plank. Take three developments for instance – the passage of a legislation raising the sentence for cow slaughter, the recent communal violence in Patan and the ...catchnews.com, 2 weeks ago
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