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Sonia Gandhi appoints Hardik Patel as Gujarat Congress working president

Patel, who led the Patidar reservation agitation in Gujarat, had joined the Congress in March 2019 but did not contest in the Lok Sabha elections that year.

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New Delhi: Patidar leader Hardik Patel was appointed the new working president of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday.

“Congress president has approved the proposal of the appointment of Hardik Patel as the working president of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee with immediate effect,” an official communication from the party said.

Patel, 26, participated and led the Patidar reservation agitation in Gujarat.

He joined the Congress on March 12, 2019, but did not contest the Lok Sabha election that year.


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