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Will cover up for Gujarat loss in MP polls: Alpesh Thakor

IANS  |  Bhopal 

and Congress' lawmaker on Monday said that the will not spare any effort in the upcoming elections to cover up for the loss in

"The party which was talking about taking 150 seats in was left only with two-digit seats due to the atmosphere of ego and promise break. In Madhya Pradesh, we will cover up whatever we couldn't do in Gujarat," Thakor, who was here for a tour, told reporters.

Thakore, who was a prominent face for the in the Gujarat poll campaign, alleged that the party lost because the ruling "misused the government machinery".

"We don't know how to conspire. Our is based on truth. They took the advantage of our truth. Although the government may not have changed, the people of Gujarat are congratulating us."

He also alleged that the government is not doing anything for the backward classes in the state, although himself being from the section.

"We will take the issue and will work to unite the backward classes in and will ask the to take up it in its manifesto," he said.

Thakor also hinted at active participation from and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh elections. "We are together for our common thinking. Poverty, Unemployment and social inequality are our issues," he said.

"The people are demanding change and the result of Gujarat elections is a sign," he said.



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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 18:58 IST