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Hardik meets Mamata, says asked to join Trinamool

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Gujarat's on Friday met Chief Minister and said he was asked to join her

"She openly offered me to join Trinamool Congress," Patel said after meeting Banerjee at the state Secretariat on Friday evening.

Banerjee however, said that she advised him to join as political people take policy decisions.

The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti Convenor, however, did not make his stand clear but he would take advice from her, if required.

"I have come here to take blessings for her. There is no political interest behind this meeting. She has come to power after a long fight. I would take advice from her, if required. I have requested her to come to to make women of my state aware," he said.

Describing Banerjee as a "powerful woman", Patel said that she spoke to him about her days of struggle.

Banerjee said: "He is like my younger brother. He is very political and sensitive too. He is fighting for people of "



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 22:56 IST