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Gujarat Rajya Sabha election: Ahmed Patel’s win a shot in the arm for Congress

post by Ankush/Sanjeev Rana on 09 Aug 2017,Wednesday

 

The hard-fought victory of Congress heavyweight Ahmed Patel in the most dramatic Rajya Sabha election in recent memory has breathed fresh life into the otherwise crumbling Gujarat Congress months before the state goes to polls.

The win is set to raise the stakes dramatically in the December assembly elections given that BJP president Amit Shah has already set an ambitious target of 150-plus seats in the 182-member House. And to achieve it, the BJP may now have to bank on Congress turncoats.

 

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