Patel, who had joined the Congress three years in the past, on Wednesday resigned from the social gathering, accusing its high management of behaving as in the event that they hated Gujarat and Gujaratis. In his resignation letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, which comes forward of this yr’s state Meeting polls, Patel (28) stated he was quitting because the Gujarat Congress working president and from the social gathering’s major membership.
Concentrating on him over the transfer, senior Congress chief from Gujarat and social gathering’s nationwide spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil accused Patel of betraying his Patidar group for private positive aspects, whereas state Congress in-charge Raghu Sharma accused him of indulging in “again door dealings” with different events and in addition claimed that he lacked self-discipline.
Speaking to reporters, Sharma stated, “Hardik indulged in politics of dishonesty and dishonest. Congress made him a star campaigner through the meeting polls to 5 states. He used to criticise BJP in his speeches. What has modified instantly? He was in contact with BJP for the final six years to withdraw the instances in opposition to him.”
Though Patel was made the working president of Gujarat Congress, he needed complete management of the complete state social gathering unit, Sharma alleged.
“Hardik was upset as a result of there have been reviews that Patidar chief Naresh Patel is becoming a member of Congress. Hardik thought that Naresh Patel would take his area. I’ve noticed that Hardik lacks the self-discipline to be in any political system. If in case you have your personal private agendas, you’ll be able to’t survive in any system,” Sharma stated.
“For a while, he was making an attempt to place strain on the social gathering. He needed us to not take Naresh Patel into the social gathering and hearken to him solely. He used to attempt to stay near Rahul Gandhi as soon as to realize political floor. Now, he’s criticising the management. It exhibits that he’s an opportunist,” he added.
Speaking to reporters in Delhi, Gohil stated, “When a decrease courtroom rejected the Gujarat authorities’s plea for the withdrawal of a rioting case in opposition to Hardik, the state authorities approached the upper courtroom. This proved that Hardik was in contact with the BJP to withdraw instances in opposition to him.”
Hardik indulged in some backdoor dealings with the BJP, Gohil stated and predicted that Hardik would be a part of the BJP in close to future.
“Whenever you began the Patidar quota agitation, you had put ahead a number of calls for for the group. What number of calls for have been fulfilled by the federal government? So for what kind of private positive aspects you’re betraying your group and going there (BJP),” requested the Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat.
Gohil additionally stated that what Patel has written in his letter to Sonia Gandhi was dictated to him by the BJP.
In his letter to the Congress president, Patel alleged that the Congress and its management, each on the central and state ranges, have been merely lowered to opposing all the things. “Be it the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, revocation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, the implementation of GST, India needed an answer to those points for a very long time and the Congress solely performed the position of a roadblock,” he stated.
Patel had gained prominence in 2015 after he led the agitation looking for reservation for the Patidar group within the state. After becoming a member of the social gathering thee years in the past, Patel was made the Gujarat Congress working president in July 2020.