Rubbishing speculations of him becoming a member of the BJP, Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel as we speak stated rumours are a part of politics and his complaints concerning the affairs of the get together within the state are common inner points which he hopes can be resolved quickly to present the get together a much-needed increase because it prepares for the upcoming meeting elections. Naming Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, and Sonia Gandhi, he stated he doesn’t have any points with them and what’s most necessary is that the get together give duty, with out favouritism, to leaders who’re true to the individuals and wish to work on the bottom.
“We’re completely different sorts of politicians as a result of we do not come from political households. We’ve labored arduous and made an id for ourselves in Gujarat. We do not wish to pressurise the management earlier than elections to get a profitable submit,” he advised NDTV in an unique interview.
What’s necessary is that you simply give me some clearly outlined duty, the fiery younger chief stated, stressing that individuals have a number of expectations because it has been two years since his becoming a member of the get together and the meeting elections are simply six months away.
“I’ve travelled among the many individuals and tried to know their hopes and aspirations. I’ve travelled to eight,000 villages,” Mr Patel stated as he made his case for a clearly outlined management position.
Stating that the Congress has for the primary time since 1990 gained greater than 80 seats within the state, he urged that his becoming a member of the get together at a time when not many have been, and consolidating “lakhs of Patel voters” contributed to Congress having a robust opposition presence within the state.
“If in case you have made me the working president then you definately also needs to clearly outline the tasks as you’ve gotten accomplished in all different states. It has been two years, why cannot you set my tasks? They haven’t organised even one large press convention with me within the state but,” he stated, pissed off by the anomaly hooked up to his submit.
Mr Patel stated Rahul Gandhi had messaged him round 15 days again asking what the problem was, and that he freely shared it with him. Nonetheless, there was no response from the excessive command. “He was in Gujarat not too long ago however I believe he was very busy. He’ll get again to me as soon as he’s free,” Hardik Patel stated.
On Rahul Gandhi not assembly him personally throughout his Gujarat go to, a defensive Mr Patel stated there was no time as he needed to wrap up a number of conferences with group leaders inside 5 to 6 hours.
“I’ve no godfather in Delhi who might help me, I’ve to work alone benefit,” he stated.
Mr Patel additionally expressed a number of hope within the get together’s upcoming “Chintan Shivir” in Rajasthan’s Udaipur saying a number of recent concepts and readability are anticipated from the brainstorming session which might additionally handle the Gujarat conundrum.
On the BJP-led state authorities withdrawing circumstances in opposition to him, he stated it is simply politics as regular maintaining the elections in thoughts. He stated his group could be very robust in Gujarat and the BJP authorities has withdrawn a whole lot of circumstances and never simply his.