Hardik Patel says Congress has assured him of Patidar quota at par with OBCs : India, News
Breaking his silence on the tie-up with the Congress within the essential Gujarat Meeting election, firebrand Patidar chief Hardik Patel as we speak stated the Congress has assured him of reservation for his group in academic establishments and jobs at par with the Different Backward Lessons (OBCs).
“The Congress has agreed to what the BJP has denied us for years. It has assured us of the quota,” Patel, 24, stated in a press convention in Ahmedabad. “The Congress will make Patel quota a part of its manifesto and produce the reservation invoice.”
Congress will herald a invoice once they are available energy in #Gujarat: Hardik Patel on reservations pic.twitter.com/leIgDSPCT7
– ANI (@ANI) November 22, 2017
Patel stated the Congress quota formulation is suitable to him, and that discussions with the get together are on over sharing of the seats for the two-phase Gujarat election starting December 9.
WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR
Hardik has been campaigning for reservation below the OBC quota for the Patidars. The ruling BJP has refused the reservation below the OBC class, however had provided 10 per cent quota below a brand new class of economically backward class (EBC).
The Congress, which has not dominated Gujarat for 22 lengthy years, claims to have labored out a formulation below which it will likely be in a position to provide inclusion for the Patidars with out decreasing any current advantages to the OBCs.
et for the final 72 hours, the Patidar Anamat Aandolan Samiti (PAAS) convener was anticipated to announce help for the Congress after the get together bowed to PAAS stress and altered as many as 5 of the 89 candidates within the first part of polls on December 9.
The deal between the PAAS and the Congress seems to have been labored out with sources within the Congress saying atl east 4 seats have been given to Patidar candidates in session with Hardik.
On Tuesday, Hardik Patel had known as off his press convention after variations cropped up with the Congress over the Botad constituency. Placing an finish to the logjam, the Congress changed Manhar Patel, an NCP defector, with DM Patel.