Articles tagged under: Hardik Patel

Police detain Hardik Patel in Surat

May 27, 2019
Police detain Hardik Patel in Surat

Surat: Congress leader Hardik Patel was detained today by police in Surat while he was passing through Sarthana jakatnaka area. Hardik had yesterday announced dharna protest seeking city Mayor's resignation over fire tragedy in city in which 22 children died. It's worth noting that A person from Surat had tried to attack Hardik Patel yesterday in Surat protesting his presence in city. Hardik's organization PAAS attracted anger from the people yesterday on social media platforms over Hardik's ann...Read More

Hardik’s sex CD was real, he used quota agitation for his benefit: former aide Dilip Sabwa

April 21, 2019

Rajkot: PAAS leader and close aide of Congress leader Hardik Patel, Dilip Sabwa today leveled serious allegations against Patel and Congress leaders here. Addressing a press conference he said that the sex CD of Hardik was also real and that was why he did not lodge a police complaint in this matter. Sabwa said that Hardik had as part of a bigger plan addressed the huge pro patidar rally in Ahmedabad's GIDC ground on August 25, 2015 in Hindi and not in Gujarati. 'The ...Read More

5 detained in connection with ruckus in Hardik’s Nikol public meeting: Police

April 20, 2019
5  detained in connection with ruckus in Hardik’s Nikol public meeting: Police

Ahmedabad: Police has detained 5 supporters of PAAS leader Alpesh Kathiria in in connection with the protest and ruckus in an election rally of Congress in Nikol in which Hardik Patel was also present. DCP Akshayraj Makwana told newsmen that the five detained were residents of Surat and were members of PAAS' Alpesh group. The group itself had made arrangements for their stay in a farm house in Ahmedabad. He said that the five who had been detained said that they had protested to raise the ...Read More

Hardik opposed during Congress election rally in Patidar den, had to leave without delivering speech

April 20, 2019
Hardik opposed during Congress election rally in Patidar den, had to leave without delivering speech

Ahmedabad: A day after attack on Congress leader and former PAAS leader Hardik Patel, a group of people opposed him vehemently during an election rally in Patidar dominated Nikol area of Ahmedabad city in Gujarat this evening. A fight between two groups also ensued in the meeting after which Hardik could not deliver his speech. The rally was organized by Congress in favour of its candidate on Ahmedabad East Loksabha seat, Gita Patel. Senior party leader Siddharth P...Read More

Hardik refuses to take security cover from State government

April 19, 2019
Hardik refuses to take security cover from State government

Ahmedabad: Congress leader Hardik Patel today refused to take any security cover from the Gujarat government in the wake of the incident of attack (slapping) on him during an election rally. Hardik told newsmen that he did not want the security from the state government which would be nothing but a tactics to spy on him. He alleged that today's attack was a conspiracy of ruling BJP itself which was angry at him as the party was facing imminent defeat at several seats in Gujar...Read More

Hardik was never attacked when he had no political association: SPG chief Lalji Ptel

April 19, 2019
Hardik was never attacked when he had no political association: SPG chief Lalji Ptel

Gandhinagar: Sardar Patel Group (SPG) leader Lalji Patel today said that Hardik Patel, who had recently joined Congress, was never attacked so long as he was not associated with any party. Patel while condemning the incident of slapping of Hardik during an election rally in Surendrangar said,' When Hardik was associated with just Patidar society he was never attacked. It has happened only after his joining a political party. If you are in politics you are bound to face opposition.' ...Read More

CM Rupani condemns attack on Hardik but did not rule out possibility of it being Congress’ own plot

April 19, 2019
CM Rupani condemns attack on Hardik but did not rule out possibility of it being Congress’ own plot

Gandhinagar: Gujarat CM Vijary Rupani has condemned the incident of slapping of Congress leader Hardik Patel during an election rally today and said that he did not rule out the possibility of it being a conspiracy of Congress itself. He said that BJP has nothing to do with it. 'Hardik had in the past opposed BJP in more vehement manner and organized numerous meetings in all parts of Gujarat for years but nothing had happened then. The attacker has also said that he was peeved at hi...Read More

Condemn the attack but Hardik should understand that people were angry about the violence: Alpesh Thakor

April 19, 2019
Condemn the attack but Hardik should understand that people were angry about the violence: Alpesh Thakor

Ahmedabad: MLA Alpesh Thakor, who has resigned from Congress recently, today condemned the attack on party leader Hardik Patel but said that the kind of violence he was held responsible for spreading had created anger among public. Thakor, who had during last assembly election campaigned against ruling BJP along with Hardik, said that though he condemns the slapping of Hardik but the former PAAS convener should understand that people were angry. 'He had said that despite bein...Read More

Man slaps Hardik Patel on stage during election rally in Gujarat

April 19, 2019
Man slaps Hardik Patel on stage during election rally in Gujarat

Surendranagar: A man today slapped Congress leader and former PAAS convener Hardik Patel on stage during an election meeting in Surendranagar district of his home-state Gujarat. A middle aged man Tarun Mistry came on the stage soon after Hardik, wearing a white Kurta Pajama with Congress scarf on his shoulders, started his speech. Tarun slapped Hardik. Tarun said, 'you killed 14 persons...14 Patidars died.' The incident took place in Baldana under Wadhwan taluka of Sure...Read More

Gujarat farmer denies nod for landing of Hardik Patel’s helicopter on his land

April 18, 2019

New Delhi: A farmer in Mahisagar district of Gujarat did not allow his land to be used as a helipad for Hardik Patel's chopper, forcing the Congress leader to cancel his helicopter ride to Lunawada town at the last moment. Patel had to later travel by road to Lunawada, around 100km from Ahmedabad, to address an election rally. The helicopter ride of Patel, who joined the Congress party last month, to Lunawada got into trouble after a farmer, Vinay Patel, went back on his permission to all...Read More