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Upset With Nitish, JD-U MLA Votes For Congress In Gujarat RS Polls

 Suresh |  2017-08-08 17:09:28.0  0  Comments

Upset With Nitish, JD-U MLA Votes For Congress In Gujarat RS Polls

Gandhinagar: The lone JD(U) MLA in Gujarat, Chhotu Vasava, today said he voted for Congress' nominee Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha polls as the ruling BJP has done little for tribal people and the poor. Vasava represents Scheduled Tribe reserved Jhagadia assembly seat in Bharuch district in south Gujarat. The legislator, whose party recently forged ties with the BJP in Bihar, said he decided to vote for the Congress candidate as "he is unhappy with the ruling party's works for the poor and tribal population" that he represents. "BJP has ruled the state for 22 years but has ignored the state's tribal areas, which remain undeveloped as the government has done nothing for the poor and tribal population,"

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