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Narendra Patel bribery row: Gujarat can never be bought, says Rahul Gandhi

Hardik Patel claimed that BJP offered him Rs 1 cr to join the party

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Rahul Gandhi, Congress VP, Rahul Gandhi in US, US
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi. (Photo: @OfficeOfRG Twitter handle)

Gujarat is priceless and can never be bought, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said today, a day after Patidar leader claimed in Ahmedabad that he was offered Rs 1 crore to join the

The activist of the Hardik Patel-led (PAAS) made his claim at a press conference last evening, hours after he announced that he was joining the

"Gujarat is priceless. It has never been been bought. It can never be bought. It will never be bought," Gandhi said on Twitter.

The has rubbished Narendra Patel's charges and said it was a "drama" staged at the behest of the Congress.

"All these allegations are false. It was a drama (enacted) by at the behest of Congress," Gujarat BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya said.

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First Published: Mon, October 23 2017. 12:54 IST