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Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election LIVE: Congress Says Ahmed Patel Re-Elected For Fifth Term After Tough Fight
Aug 08, 2017 10:06:07 (IST)
At 4:30 Monday morning, 43 Congress legislators flew back to Ahmedabad from Bangalore where they had been taken to prevent any more defections after the six MLAs quit the party, putting Mr Patel's re-election to the Rajya Sabha in jeopardy. Ahmed Patel, who is political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi, received the MLAs at the airport, from where they were driven to the Neejanand Resort in Anand in two buses. There are 44 legislators there and they will be driven straight to the assembly to vote today morning.

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