BJP leadership tried to protect Anandiben for several months: Kamat

New Delhi: Congress leader Gurudas Kamat today stated that Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel’s resignation was “long overdue” she was been protected by the BJP leader.

“Anandiben Patel’s resignation was long overdue. BJP leadership tried to protect her for several months in spite of growing unrest amongst Dalit community for the atrocities across Gujarat, the brutal manner of handling the Patidar community and also massive corruption,” said Kamat, a party general secretary and state-in-charge.

Kamat also said that “it would be like rubbing salt in their wounds if she is taken in the Union Cabinet or appointed as Governor”. “The Congress party has been agitating for her removal for atrocities against Dalits, brutal behaviour against the Patidar community leaders during their agitation and for massive Corruption,” he added.