Ahead of Rajya Sabha elections which are scheduled to be held on June 19, three Congress MLAs have resigned from the legislature over the last few days.
The apex court pulled up the Gujarat Police for simply sitting over the probe in the past five years.
A magisterial court rejected the plea moved by the Congress leader's lawyer to exempt him from appearance and issued an arrest warrant against him.
Patel, who is facing sedition cases related to the 2015 Patidar quota agitation, was arrested on January 18 this year after a court here issued a non-bailable warrant.
The court did not accept his lawyer's argument that Hardik could not attend as his anticipatory bail plea in another case was pending in another court.
Judicial Magistrate S N Punjani at the court in Tankara town also issued non-bailable warrants against Congress MLA Lalit Vasoya, Amit Thummar and Manoj Kalaria.
A local court in Ahmedabad had on Wednesday granted bail to Patel, four days after he was arrested for failing to appear before the trial court in a 2015 sedition case.
Patel had been previously arrested in connection with a sedition case filed by the local Crime Branch after violence broke out during a rally in Ahmedabad, 2015.
In a message posted on his Twitter handle, he said the students are not fighting a battle for themselves but for the coming generations.
The 24-year-old leader also said he has offer from Congress leaders to fight the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader also announced that he would not contest next year's Lok Sabha election, despite attaining the eligibility age of 25 years.
Unperturbed by empty chairs at his first public meeting in Bhopal, Hardik Patel vows to keep coming to Madhya Pradesh
Patel said Patidars and Gurjars of the state will have to become enlightened about their rights and consolidate as a big force.
Angry crowds shooed away BJP MLAs from visiting the deceased's family, while demonstrations were held in various parts of the state.
The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti Convenor, however, did not make his stand clear but he would take advice from her, if required.
Quota spearhead Hardik Patel today sought intervention of Gujarat Governor O P Kohli to stop the state government from "suppressing" the voice of common people as well as Patidar leaders.