Guj BJP fight reaches Delhi, Keshubhai meets Advani

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 17:03

Zeenews Bureau

Ahmedabad: Taking the fight in Gujarat unit of BJP to Delhi, dissident leader and former chief minister Keshubhai Patel met senior BJP leader L K Advani here.

An anti-Narendra Modi group led by Keshubhai met at his Gandhinagar residence yesterday evening.
Those present at the meeting include Suresh Mehta, Gordhan Zadafia, Nalin Bhatt and Kanshiram Rana among others.

“The meeting is a very crucial phase of our decision-making process. Our future course of action will depend upon the outcome of the meeting that we will have with party`s central leadership," Suresh Mehta, a close aide of Patel had said.

In the last few months, Patel has openly criticised Gujurat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at various public meetings. He had alleged that the people of Gujarat were living in fear under Modi`s rule.

Patel, who was unceremoniously removed from the chief minister`s post in 2001 and was replaced by Modi.

First Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 08:49

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