Ahmedabad, March 12: Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday joined the Congress party.
Patel was inducted into the Congress at the party’s massive rally which was Congress President Rahul Gandhi, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress treasurer Ahmed Patel, among others, were present.
“People ask me why I chose the Congress and Rahul Gandhi. I chose Rahul Gandhi because he is honest. He does not believe in working like a dictator”, he said.
In July 2015, the fire brand leader had launched his pitched agitation for reservation to Patels (Patidars) in government jobs and educational institutions.