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LS poll: Modi will be ex-PM on May 23, claims Ahmed Patel

Press Trust of India  |  Vadodara 

will become ex-on May 23 when the results are declared, senior said here.

He said the people were "harassed" by the ruling with its policies and would be voted out in the April-May Lok Sabha polls.

Patel, a from Gujarat, expressed confidence that the would win between "12-15" out of the 26 seats in

In the 2014 polls, the had drawn a blank in

"The people are harassed by the ruling party's policies but the is trying to paint a rosy picture. But people are not going to be mislead this time," Patel said Monday while attending a private function here.

"will become ex-PM on May 23 when the Lok Sabha results are declared," he said, adding that the opposition parties' "mahagathbandhan" will choose its prime ministerial face after winning the general polls.

He also hit out at the for its nationalism and terrorism planks during the poll campaign, saying the ruling party need not advise the Congress on the two issues.

"Congress leaders have sacrificed their lives fighting terrorism. The BJP need not give us lessons on how to fight terrorism. The BJP might see in terrorism," he said.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 14:20 IST