Ecstatic after his victory in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday termed the election results a morale booster for party workers ahead of assembly election in the state.
“This is not any individual's win or about Ahmed Patel but the entire party, our MLAs and workers; morale further boosted, said Ahmed Patel.
Ahmed Patel, who arrived in Delhi earlier in the day said, the win in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls was tough and he emerged victorious even when attempts were made to defeat him.
“This is a big victory for us, tough election. Emerged victorious even when so many attempts were made to defeat us,” Patel said.
After winning the prestigious Rajya Sabha polls, Congress will now start working for Gujarat assembly elections.
“Our next target is Gujarat assembly election, will work for it,” he added.
Celebrations started at Patel’s residence in Delhi after his arrival post Rajya Sabha Polls win. Ahmed Patel’s son Faisal Patel termed his father’s victory as historic and extended his wishes to Congress party.
“Yesterday (Tuesday) was a historic day; I wish the Congress all the best in future, Faisal told ANI.