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Congress Needs To Be More Aggressive, Must Hit The Streets More Often: Hardik Patel

Mar 03, 2021 Preetha Nair

We need to take our struggle to the streets, says Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel after a drubbing in the civic polls

No Rift In Gujarat Congress, Party Gives Opportunities To Young Leaders: Hardik Patel

Jul 16, 2020 Preetha Nair

In an interview with Outlook, Gujarat Congress working president, Hardik Patel, says there is no infighting in the party and the Congress is confident of winning 2022 state elections.

Patidar Leader Hardik Patel Appointed Working President Of Gujarat Congress

Patel joined the Congress back in 2019, but did not contest the Lok Sabha election that year due to his conviction in a case.

Man Slaps Hardik Patel On Stage At Congress Meeting In Gujarat’s Surendranagar -- Video

Apr 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident happened when the young Patidar leader, Hardik Patel, was addressing a public rally in Gujarat's Surendranagar district.

SC Declines Urgent Hearing On Hardik Patel's Plea Seeking Stay On Conviction In 2015 Riots Case

The Supreme Court said that there is no urgency in listing Patel's plea as Gujarat High court order was passed in August last year.

30 March, 2019

Those Who Eat Biryani With Separatists Are Fooling People: Hardik Patel Hits Out At BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel's biryani reference comes a day after Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he had gone to Pakistan in 2015 to eat biryani.

29 March, 2019

Heartbreak For Hardik Patel: Is It End Of Road For Gujarat Patidar Leader?

Preetha Nair

With April 4 being the last date of filing of nominations, it may be difficult for Patel to challenge the judgment in the apex court.

29 March, 2019

Hardik Patel Can't Contest Elections As Gujarat HC Refuses To Stay His Conviction In Rioting Case

Outlook Web Bureau

In July 2018, the Mehsana court had convicted him in the rioting and arson case in Visnagar town during the Patel agitation in 2015.

12 March, 2019

Gujarat Patidar Leader Hardik Patel Joins Congress

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel emerged as the leader of the agitation demanding reservation for the Patidar community in Gujarat in 2015. The people from this community were considered to be bedrock supporters of the BJP.

06 February, 2019

Happy With 10% Quota, But Will Continue To Fight BJP: Hardik Patel

Outlook Web Bureau

He said besides reservation, his other chief demand was withdrawal of police cases against Patidars during their four-year-old agitation as well as "action against police officials who unleashed atrocities on our youngsters".

27 January, 2019

Hardik Patel Gets Married In Gujarat Without Much Fanfare

Outlook Web Bureau

Hardik and Krinjal had been engaged for some time and got married at a temple in Digsar, a village in Surendranagar district of Gujarat.

01 January, 2019

To 'Instill Patriotism', Gujarat Govt Wants Students To Answer Roll Call With 'Jai Hind' Or 'Jai Bharat'

Outlook Web Bureau

Defending the move, Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said Tuesday that the government should be open to accepting "good suggestions".

17 December, 2018

Will Give Up Demands If 2 Crore Jobs Created, Farmers Paid Fairly: Hardik Patel

Outlook Web Bureau

Stating that youngsters in the country were facing unemployment while farmers were committing suicide, he urged the government to address the woes of these two sections.

17 September, 2018

'Who Offered Water To Hardik Patel During Fast?': Question In Gujarat Clerk Exam

Outlook Web Bureau

The multiple choice question was: Which political leader offered water to Hardik Patel who recently sat on fast?

13 September, 2018

Hardik Patel 2.0: ‘A Fight On The Lines Of JP, Lohia Against Modi, Amit Shah’

Darshan Desai

The 25-year-old Patidar leader has done something that was unthinkable in Gujarat’s politics and society.

12 September, 2018

Hardik Patel Breaks ‘Fast Unto Death’ After 19 Days

Outlook Web Bureau

Patel started his 'fast unto death' from August 25, and was visited by leaders like Prakash Ambedkar, Shatrughan Sinha, Yashwant Sinha, Harish Rawat, Jignesh Mevani etc.

09 September, 2018

Hardik Patel Discharged From Hospital, Continues Fast At His Residence

Outlook Web Bureau

Hardik launched his indefinite fast on August 25 for reservation in government jobs and education for Patidars and loan waiver for farmers.

09 September, 2018

Hardik Patel Likely To Break His Indefinite Fast Soon

Outlook Web Bureau

The 25-year-old Patel started taking water which he had stopped since Thursday evening.

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