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Congress top brass has no time for workers and leaders: Hardik Patel

Patel, who recently joined BJP, talks about the reasons for leaving the Grand Old Party and his future at the saffron outfit

Hardik Patel

Hardik Patel

Anjana Kumari Mahato New Delhi
Hardik Patel, who recently jumped ship to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), spoke to Business Standard's Anjana Kumari Mahato on why he left the Congress party, and his future at the saffron outfit. Edited excerpts:

What were the reasons for your exit from the Congress?

The world knows why I left the Congress party. People like me who come from an ordinary background cannot work within the party. Moreover, we wanted the Congress to take a clear stand on religious issues, which it did not. That's the reason I had to choose a different path.

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First Published: Jun 22 2022 | 5:59 PM IST

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