Gujarat RS polls: I have full confidence in my MLAs, says Congress' Ahmed Patel

07 August 2017, 06:37 PM

After meeting the Gujarat Congress MLAs on Monday, party leader Ahmed Patel said that he has full confidence on all of them. "I have total confidence in my MLAs," Patel said.

He will also meet each of his party MLA individually. "Will hold meeting with all our Gujarat MLAs individually," he added.

Soon after Patel's statements, BJP MP Bhupender Yadav said that Gujarat is moving towards a Congress free Gujarat. "We are moving towards a Congress free Gujarat. All 3 candidates of BJP will win tomorrow," he said.

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Earlier, all 44 MLAs of Gujarat Congress returned to the state from Bengaluru as the Rajya Sabha polls will be held on Tuesday.  The party MLAs reached Neejanand Resort in Anand on early Monday morning. The administration has deployed heavy police personnel to ensure the security of MLAs.

Senior Congress leader and MLA Shaktisinh Gohil said that BJP cannot threaten any MLA and horse trading is not possible with those who are with them.

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First Published: Monday, August 07, 2017 06:28 PM
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