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Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election LIVE: Congress Says Ahmed Patel Re-Elected For Fifth Term After Tough Fight
Aug 09, 2017 00:45 (IST)
'Appreciate This Order': Ahmed Patel

"I appreciate this order," Ahmed Patel told NDTV. He said he was "confident" but did not elaborate, stating he would wait for the outcome of the election. Mr Patel was counting on 44 of the Congress' 51 MLAs left to support him. One of the 44 is confirmed to have voted against him, so he has 43 votes from his party.

Congress leaders walk out of the Election Commission's office in New Delhi (PTI)

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