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Big setback to Congress ahead of Gujarat assembly polls, Hardik Patel quits from the party

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Hardik Patel has finally resigned from the Congress party today. Before the Gujarat assembly elections, this is being considered a major setback for the Congress. While resigning from the Congress, Hardik Patel has fiercely attacked the Congress party. Hardik had been angry with Congress leaders for some time and speculations about him leaving the party were already being made.

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Hardik Patel took to Twitter to inform about his resignation. He posted the resignation letter and said in Hindi, ” Today, after gathering a lot of courage I have resigned from the post of Congress Party and primary membership of the party. I am sure that my decision will be welcomed by all my colleagues and the people of Gujarat. I believe that after this step of mine, I will be able to work really positively for Gujarat in the future.”

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Earlier there were reports that he is going to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls.

The national Congress leadership had earlier reached out to Hardik Patel asking him to continue with the party. According to an ANI report, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had reached Hardik Patel to sort out differences in the party unit ahead of state assembly polls

Rahul Gandhi has himself sent a message to Hardik Patel asking him to continue in the party. He has also asked the party in charge and other leaders to reach out to Patel to sort out the differences, according to sources.

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