Congress leader Hardik Patel changed into slapped by way of a man after identified as Tarun Gajjar whereas addressing a, "Jan Akrosh" accessible anger rally in Surendranagar in Gujarat these days.
Hardik Patel, who only recently abutting the congress, turned into stunned by way of the blow before recuperating and confronting his attacker. The video of the assault then suggests the person being overpowered and dragged away. He has filed a badge grievance against his attacker, who has been admitted to hospital.
Chatting with ANI after the adventure, the antagonist explained his actions, saying the Hardik Patel-led agitation in the state had afflicted the fitness of his spouse and baby.
He talked about, "My wife turned into pregnant back Patidar agitation came about. I had confronted issues again, I had decided then, i'll hit this man. I ought to teach him a lesson anyhow".
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Again and again throughout his rally in Ahmadabad once I had gone to get medicine for my infant, every little thing become shut bottom ward. He shuts bottom ward the roads, he shuts down Gujarat on every occasion he wants to, what's he? Gujarat's hitler?"
The younger politician abutting the assembly, in the presence of Rahul Gandhi, in advance, accepting campaigned for the birthday party all through the 2017 accompaniment elections. He turned into excited about contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha elections from the Jamnagar constituency in Gujarat but became unable to accomplish that as a result of a conviction in a 2015 rioting case.
Because of this, he has become a celeb apostle for the assembly and, on this occasion, became campaigning for block Das, the birthday party applicant from the Surendranagar seat, when he turned into assaulted.
Hardik Patel rose to prominence in the countrywide political arena after starting a quota stir in Gujarat in 2015, leading the Patidars towards the state's BJP government. The Patidars have been, up until then, regarded potent BJP supporters.
The Patidar leader's activism led to the assembly accepting sixteen seats in 2017 meeting acclamation compared to what it won in 2012; 15 of those came from the Saurashtra area of the accompaniment, which is additionally the place the Surendranagar seat is observed. The commune is also the place over 50 per cent of all Patel voters in the accompaniment are registered and seventy three per cent of voters are farmers.
The assembly might be hoping the situation of the Patidars' calls for and farmers issues might have an effect on the outcomes of acclamation consequences within the accompaniment in their favour. however, the ruling BJP is assured this will not be the case, pointing to the birthday celebration's Rs 6,000 anniversary revenue arrangement for farmers and the accomplishing of 10 percent allocation for frequent class terrible.
The slap on Hardik Patel comes a day afterwards a man recognized as Shakti Bhargava threw a shoe at BJP leaders GVL Narasimha Rao and Bhupendra Yadav all the way through a columnist conference on the birthday celebration headquarters in New Delhi.
Responding to the incident in Gujarat, senior congress leader Kapil Sibal informed ANI it become a reflection of troubles confronted by all those who antagonistic the cardinal birthday party.
The BJP received all 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat and may be hoping for a similar outcome this year.
Surendranagar constituency is set to head to polls on April 23, with the leisure of Gujarat. The bench become won by using the BJP's Devajibhai Fatepara in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.