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Gujarat Polls: Hardik decides to support Congress

New Delhi: Patel quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel on Wednesday said Congress party has accepted their demands for reservations to Patidars.

While talking to reporters, Hardik said, 'Congress has agreed to give Patidars reservations under section 31 and provisions of section 46.'

He said the grand old party will bring in a bill if it is voted to power. 'Congress leaders will bring in a bill when they come in power in Gujarat,' the leader said.  

Hardik said they never asked for any ticket and there is no conflict within PAAS members. 

The Patidar leader said, 'We have never appealed to anyone to vote for Congress, but since they are talking about our rights, we leave it on people to decide.'

Hardik alleged that BJP leaders are involved in horse trading and they have offered Rs 50 lakhs to his party conveners in North Gujarat. 

"Several horse trading attempts being made with our conveners in North Gujarat, Rs 50 lakh being offered. BJP using its tactics as it fears defeat," Hardik said. 

He said Congress will have to put reservation formula with details in their manifesto. 

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