Results of Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections, in which Congress’s Ahmed Patel and BJP’s Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Balwantsinh Rajput are in the fray, will be out in a while from now. Stay with TOI for live updates.
Till the very end there has been taut suspense over the fate of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who is struggling to get re-elected to the Upper House of Parliament. The BJP has gone all out to defeat Mr Patel, turning the election into a big prestige battle.
Accoridng to many analysts Ahmed Patel might lose this election which will indeed be a setback to Congress as well as personal blow to Sonia Gandhi. Read the Tweet below to understand how some Presstitute Congressi Journalists are worried over expected defeat of Ahmed Patel.
More than 220 people dead in Gujarat floods; one RS seat draws more media attention than floods! Yeh hai media, yeh hai India! #AhmedPatel
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) August 8, 2017