Congress's poll ticket offer to fiery Gujarat trio gets mixed response

Gujarat Pradesh Congress committee president Bharatsinh Solanki at a press conference on Saturday

Thakor, the convenor of the Gujarat OBC Ekta Manch and leader of the local Thakor Sena, has considerable influence among backward classes. He was accompanied by Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot and Bharat Singh Solanki (Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee chief), reported Times of India. The Congress has given both Mr Patel and Mr Mevani an open invitation to join the party. Patidar movement leader Hardik Patel's key aides- Reshma and Varun Patel have joined the BJP.

The moves are aimed at boosting the Congress's prospects in a state where the party is out of power for 22 years. Mr Vasava had supported Congress in the Rajya Sabha elections held in August. "We are also ready to give him a ticket if he wants to fight elections in the future", Solanki told reporters.

"Though the BJP is trying its best to win the polls, it will not succeed in stopping the Congress' victory march to Gandhinagar". As BJP failed to win over Hardik Patel, it successfully drove a wedge in his camp.

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Congress state president Bharatsinh Solanki, meanwhile, also invited members of Aam Aadmi Party, Janata Dal-U and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to form a broad political alliance against the ruling BJP for the forthcoming Assembly polls. "Unemployment is a huge problem with lakhs of youngsters without jobs, more than 74,000 farmers are neck deep in debt, illicit liquor flows freely in the state despite prohibition and education and health sectors are in a total mess", Thakor said, adding, "Me, Hardik Patel and Jignesh are all going to join hands with the Congress party to defeat the BJP". Lashing out at the ruling saffronites, Hardik Patel said, "BJP is only fooling and threatening people".

"It is a political stunt, coming as it does just before the elections". Hardik Patel himself said, "I can not contest polls (He is 24 years old and the necessary age to contest elections is 25) and I will not contest". Technically, Hardik Patel can not contest elections as he is underage.

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