Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani PAAS exposed after its clash with Congress

PAAS workers, in the late hours of Sunday, protested against Congress Party in Ahmedabad and Surat, expressing dismay over ticket distribution ahead of assembly polls in the state.

Published: 20th November 2017 11:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th November 2017 11:34 AM   |  A+A-

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani (File|PTI)

By ANI

RAJKOT: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders, who were working as agents of Congress, have been exposed following their clash over ticket distribution.

PAAS workers, in the late hours of Sunday, protested against Congress Party in Ahmedabad and Surat, expressing dismay over ticket distribution ahead of assembly polls in the state.

Speaking to ANI, Rupani said, “PAAS leaders were working as agents of Congress, and now they have been totally exposed. They were earlier agitating not for the reservation, but to make Congress win in the upcoming election.”

Following the release of Congress' list of candidates, which includes only three PAAS candidates, infuriated leaders of the community staged protest.

In Surat, the agitated protestors clashed witch Congress workers, and allegedly vandalised the party`s office.

A clash also broke out between Patel and police personnel outside the residence of Gujarat Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki.

Patel informed that PAAS members had to wait for hours outside after they were called to Solanki's residence for a meeting.

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