Thursday, April 15, 2021
Home Politics Gujarat Congress asks Bharatiya Tribal Party, Alpesh Thakor to withdraw their Lok Sabha candidates

Gujarat Congress asks Bharatiya Tribal Party, Alpesh Thakor to withdraw their Lok Sabha candidates

After failing to form an alliance with Bharatiya Tribal Party in Gujarat, now Congress is asking the party to withdraw its candidates

Gujarat Congress is negotiating with the leaders of Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) seeking withdrawal of their candidates from Lok Sabha constituencies in order to ensure better possibilities for the Congress candidates, says a report of DNA.

According to the report, a Congress leader, on the condition of anonymity, admitted that talks are going on between Congress and BTP. “Yes, we are in talks with BTP. It is an ongoing process,” the Congress leader said adding that the party is also trying to make sure that the nominations of the supporters of Congress MLA from Radhapur, Alpesh Thakor are withdrawn from the constituencies of Banaskantha and Sabarkantha. Congress is fielding two of its candidates Parthi Bhatol, a co-operative dairy leader and Rajendra Thakor from the two constituencies respectively.

There were reportedly unsuccessful attempts to form an alliance between the BTP and the Congress. Now the Congress, in an attempt to defeat BJP, is trying to remove the strong candidates fielded by BTP from the competition. BTP Supremo Chhotu Vasva is fighting from Bharuch constituency. Other leaders of the party namely Uttam Vasava, Pankaj Patel, Dharmendrasinh Kharadi, Ramesh Garasiya, Rajesh Vasava and Ashwin Vaghela are contesting from Bardoli (ST), Valsad (ST), Sabarkantha, Dahod (ST), Chhota Udepur and Ahmedabad – West (SC) constituencies respectively.

This only goes on to show that the Congress is not confident enough about its fate in the upcoming elections and is, therefore, trying to reduce, if not eliminate completely, the candidates which it feels might give its own candidates a tough competition.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

ESPN goes woke, to include gender-neutral cricket terms ‘batter’ instead of ‘batsman’ and ‘Player of The Match’

ESPN Cricinfo writer Sreshth Shah has informed that the portal will now replace the term 'Batsman' with 'Batter', and 'Man of the Match' will now be 'Player of The Match'.

TMC’s Mahua Moitra claims wishing Hindus on Hindu new year is ‘radicalisation’

While Moitra wanted to paint everyone who was celebrating the Hindu new year as 'radical', the hate for Hindus was actually more evident in her tweet.

Political opposition amid pandemic has become so devoid of humanity that Modi haters now want Gujaratis dead

One would've thought the pandemic would have humbled a few people and made them kinder, but then, 'liberals' would rather dance on dead bodies of Gujaratis if it shows 'Modi failed'

Chhattisgarh: Families of deceased COVID-19 patients will now have to pay Rs. 2,500 for “storage” and “carriage” of the bodies

After fixing rates for treating moderate, severe, very serious COVID-19 patients, Chhattisgarh introduces dead body handling charges

CNN hoped for higher Covid-19 death toll, hyped pandemic deaths to improve ratings, technical director admits in Project Veritas leak

CNN Technical Director Charlie Chester went on five Tinder dates with a Project Veritas agent where he made the revelations.

Pakistan on the verge of civil war as it bans TLP for violent protests over the arrest of its leader and Muhammad cartoons in...

Pakistan Government has taken the decision to ban Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) for their violent protests in the country

Recently Popular

Mayor Sadiq Khan vows to bring the Indian Premier League to London to boost his reelection chances: Details

London mayor Sadiq Khan promises to bring the Indian Premier League to the British capital as part of his reelection campaign.

CNN staffer reveals to Project Veritas spy how they ran pro-Biden propaganda to get Donald Trump out of office

CNN Technical Director Charlie Chester went on five Tinder dates with the Project Veritas spy where he ended up making the damning revelations.

Missionaries converted over 1 lakh people amidst the pandemic, claims to have planted more churches than all the 25 years of their work in...

Missionaries claim they used the distress faced by poor people during the lockdown to convert them to Christianity and build more churches

COVID-19 outbreak: Maharashtra to get 100 MT oxygen from Ambani owned Reliance’s Jamnagar plant

Urban development minister Eknath Shinde said that Maharashtra will receive 100 MT of oxygen supply from Reliance's Jamnagar plant

What happened in Chhabra after Hindu man was stabbed by Muslim men: Call for peace, attack on a Hindu the next day and more

On April 12, the administration extended curfew for one more day at Chhabra, Baran district in Rajasthan after the communal riot

OpIndia Exclusive: Tata Communications suffers data leak, hackers claim to have sold access to company’s servers, over 50GB data still up for sale

As per two posts by hackers on a hackers' forum, they have gained access to Tata Communications servers and sold them.
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

254,077FansLike
529,079FollowersFollow
24,200SubscribersSubscribe