Narottam Patel meets Nitin Patel, says 'he is upset'

Asked whether he is contemplating resigning from the party, Narottam said ''he didn't say any such thing (of resignation)''. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 30, 2017, 11.17 AM (IST)

BJP leader Narottam Patel met beleaguered party leader and Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel who is upset over not being given departments of his choice.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, 81-year-old Patel, who represented Udhana seat of Surat, said that the deputy CM was upset as he did not get the portfolios he wanted.

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''Nitinbhai Patel is Gujarat Deputy CM and a very able leader. Came here to meet him as he is upset. I want the party to think about giving him departments of his choice,'' Narottam Patel said in Ahmedabad

Asked whether he is contemplating resigning from the party, Narottam said ''he didn't say any such thing (of resignation)''.

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''This is a mistake and must be rectified,'' Narottam further said.