This article has been co-authored by Suryakiran Tiwari (aka Politicalbaaba) and Subhash Chandra (Political Insights Consultant).
According to a Times of India report, Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel has been put on notice. She has been given three months by the BJP high command to resolve the Patidar agitation or quit. Party circles are also abuzz with reports of her hobnobbing with Sanjay Joshi of the anti-Modi camp which has not been taken well by the party leadership.
According to a BJP leader quoted in the report, “The feedback from Gujarat was very worrying. Even the most-optimistic projections by our people in Gujarat have said that if things remain the same, it will be tough to remain in power during the assembly polls in 2017. It won’t be just an electoral setback. PM Narendra Modi is from Gujarat and it would give everyone a handle to beat Modi with. Gujarat…
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