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Hardik Patel quits Congress, says party leaders 'hate Gujarat, Gujaratis'

Patidar quota agitation leader writes scathing letter to Sonia Gandhi on party's state of affairs.

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Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday resigned as the Gujarat Congress working president and from the party's primary membership.

Before quitting, Patel (28), who had joined the Congress in 2019, wrote a scathing letter to party chief Sonia Gandhi, claiming the Congress "only played to the role of a roadblock" over certain key issues in the country and was "merely reduced to opposing everything".

Without taking any name, he said in the letter that whenever he raised issues of the people of Gujarat, senior Congress leaders were busy checking messages on their mobile phones, and some leaders were “enjoying abroad”

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First Published: May 18 2022 | 4:04 PM IST

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