Hardik (28) who led the Patidar quota agitation in 2015, joined the Congress in 2019.
Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener and former Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel is likely to join BJP on Thursday.
Patel submitted his resignation letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
Surat: Patidar agitation spearhead and Congress leader Hardik Patel was on Monday detained by police soon after he drove into Surat to hold a protest at the site of the devastating fire on Friday that claimed 22 young lives. Patel had threatened to undertake a hunger strike at the site of the fire in the […]
Ahmedabad: The Congress on Friday urged the Election Commission to immediately provide security to Patidar leader Hardik Patel, hours after he was slapped by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community. The incident occurred when Patel was addressing an election rally described as a ‘Jan Aakrosh Sabha’ at […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined an urgent hearing of Patidar leader Hardik Patel’s plea for a stay on his 2018 conviction in a 2015 rioting case that has all but ended his chances of contesting in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. The Patidar leader, who had joined the Congress on March 12, […]
Gandhinagar: In a major blow to the Congress, the Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected a plea by Patidar leader Hardik Patel seeking a stay on his conviction by a district court to enable him to contest the general elections. The decision is a jolt to the Gujarat Congress as Patel was projected to be […]
Ahmedabad: Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday joined the Congress in the presence of party president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Justifying his decision to enter active politics ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Patel said he could now work for the six crore people of Gujarat in a better way. […]
Ahmedabad: Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel is set to join the Congress and even contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, informed sources said on Thursday. Sources in his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) confirmed late Thursday that the decision was taken at a meeting held at Tarkhadi village in Rajkot district. According to PAAS leader […]
Ahmedabad: Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Sunday tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Kinjal Parekh in a simple ceremony at a community temple in a village in Gujarat’s Surendranagar, nearly 150 km from here. As he, flanked by his newly-wedded wife stepped out of the temple in Digsar village, an elated Hardik Patel […]
Ahmedabad: Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel was on Friday rushed to a hospital on the 14th day of his indefinite fast as he complained of difficulty in breathing. He was admitted to the Government Civil Hospital in Sola two weeks after he gave up even taking water in protest against the government ignoring his demands. […]
Ahmedabad: A Gujarat court on Wednesday sentenced Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel and two of his associates to two years in jail on charges of vandalising a BJP legislator’s office in Mehsana district in 2015. This was after a rally demanding reservations for Patidar youth in government jobs and educational institutions turned violent in Visnagar […]
Baripada: After spearheading a movement for reservations for the Patidar community in Gujarat, Hardik Patel reached Baripada today to support the ongoing fight of the Kudumi Sena who have been demanding Scheduled Tribe status for the Kudumi community here. Hardik addressed thousands of people from Kudumi community, gathered at the Chhau Padia in Baripada of […]
Ahmedabad: Patidar quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel’s former close aide Chirag Patel, who is facing sedition charges along with Hardik, today joined the ruling BJP in the presence of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel. After joining the saffron party, Chirag accused Hardik of fulfilling his personal ambitions in the garb of leading the agitation […]
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh): Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel was arrested just as he entered Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday on his way to Mandsaur to meet families of the farmers killed in police firing. He was later released. Hardik Patel and four aides, who were also arrested, were then taken to the Rajasthan side of the […]