Quota row: Hardik to start meeting Patel MLAs from today

Hardik Patel, leader of the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat, will start meeting MLAs of his community from Friday to know their stand on the reservation issue.

Updated: Sep 04, 2015, 08:42 AM IST
Quota row: Hardik to start meeting Patel MLAs from today

Ahmedabad: Hardik Patel, leader of the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat, will start meeting MLAs of his community from Friday to know their stand on the reservation issue.

The issue had sparked violence across the state last week, claiming 10 lives.

The meeting is to clarify whether Patel MLAs of Ahmedabad are with Patels on the issue of inclusion of community in OBC category or with their respective parties.

The convener of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti will give the MLAs a rose and the entire meeting will be videographed.

There are more than 35 Patel MLAs in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly.

(With PTI inputs)