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Gujarat polls: A poster urges Muslims to support Ahmed Patel

ANI  |  Surat (Gujarat) [India] 

A poster in Gujarat's Surat was put up calling for the Muslims to unite and support the Party for Ahmed Patel to be made the chief minister of the state.

The poster, written in Gujarati, urges the Muslims to support MP to be made 'Wazir-e-Alam' of Ahmed Patel, who is also political secretary to President Sonia Gandhi, called it a 'misinformation campaign by the BJP',

"I was never the chief ministerial candidate and neither will I ever be," Patel added.

He also took to Twitter and said, "Putting up fake posters and orchestrating a rumour campaign shows the utter desperation of the Fearing defeat, do they have to rely on such dirty tricks? I have never ever been a candidate for CM and will never, ever be" (sic)

"The moot issue is that is trying very hard to divert the narrative from its performance of last 22 years to a divisive agenda. Hence, their reliance on lies and propaganda. But people of have made up their mind this time. (sic)"

is going to polls in two phases on December 9 and 14.

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First Published: Thu, December 07 2017. 17:55 IST