With Hardik Patel in jail in a sedition case, the movement demanding reservation to the Patel community is taking an interesting turn in Gujarat.
If the fissures were along caste earlier, lines have gradually been drawn and fortified along religion as well, turning the celebration more exclusive by the day.
Kotadiya criticized the police excesses of August 25 night, which had catapulted Hardik Patel into the national spotlight.
The activists of the community including senior SPG leader Lalji Patel, Varun Patel have appealed to the community youth to desist from such drastic steps.
In spite of all efforts by the authorities, a section of the Patidar community is not ready to relent on their protests against the prime minister during his visit to the US.
A section of the Patidars settled in the US is continuing with their agitation and are going ahead with their plans to demonstrate against the PM.
Community is planning to hire luxury buses to ferry all expenses-paid protesters to NY, California during PM's trip to vent its anger at the police action in Ahmedabad.
Hardik had recently floated Patel Navnirman Sena (PNS) to bring together the community across the state, which would work across 14 states, Hardik told ET.
About 70 Indian sailors are estimated to be still stuck , desperately seeking help to get out of Yemen where six Indians were killed during a Saudi air attack on their boats.
The diamond industry, which is known to reward its employees in a major way during Diwali, is less than inclined to splurge this time around.
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