Deal not done: Hours after Congress’ first list, Patidars clash over seat share

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Ahmedabad: Poll bound Gujarat has witnessed its latest share of action hours after Congress released the first list of 77 candidates on Sunday for the upcoming state elections.Soon after the list was released, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) workers, led by Hardik Patel, expressed anger and started protesting in various parts of the state claiming they were not given proper representation.

Two PAAS members – Lalit Vasoya and Amit Thummar – were given tickets in the list, while the Hardik Patel-led organisation had originally demanded 20.Vasoya got the ticket for Dhoraji while Thummar got for Junagadh seat.Around 20 other Patel candidates, who are not members of the PAAS, also find mention in the list.In Surat, PAAS members gheraoed the city unit office and indulged in sloganeering against the Congress.

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