“The people of Gujarat have not accepted you and will never accept you,” Modi said, adding that Congress was ‘hurt’ that a ‘chaiwala’ had become the PM.
Around 20-25 NRIs are in touch with the Overseas Friends of BJP, an arm of the party that deals with the diaspora, to canvas for the party during Gujarat elections.
“If Rahul wants to copy Modi, he should, like him, treat Parliament as a temple of democracy,” Rawal said.
"SC looks afresh at each case before it and in case the matter of Patidar quota comes up before it for a judicial review, it can do a rethink on the issue," Hardik Patel said.
"I have not asked for seats from the Congress, neither can I ask for seats as my fight is for quota," said Hardik.
The first phase of polling in Gujarat is on December 9, four days after the final hearing in the title dispute begins in the Supreme Court.
BJP announced candidates for only 70 of the 182 seats that go to polls in the two phases on December 9 and 14. It is reportedly waiting for the Congress list.
There are only around 9% Dalits and BJP leaders maintain this can be countered by some inroads that it is making into the Tribal ( 15%) vote bank.
With Hardik, Thakor & Mewani posing new challenges, party may feel the need to field fresh faces in many constituencies
Interacting with the Union Council of Ministers, Modi also asked his team to use social media more effectively to propagate the achievements and programmes of the Centre.
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