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MJP emerging as 3rd front in Gujarat, says Zadafia

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai/ Ahmedabad 

With assembly polls in focus, former minister in the government, Gordhan Zadafia, who has now parted ways with the and floated his own party, on Monday announced state-wide agitation June 25 and said that a third front was emerging in Gujarat.

Zadafia who constituted his own party (MJP) four years ago, was minister of state for home in the Modi government during the 2002 riots.

"There is apparent dissatisfaction among workers which also included former MPs and MLAs, because of the the present leadership in the party," Zadafia said.

"Many leaders from the ruling are meeting us and are concerned about the deteriorating ideology of party's Gujarat unit," he said. "The third front is emerging strongly in Gujarat and we are hopeful of giving an alternative to the people of the state other than and Congress," he added.