WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dec 30, 2017, 11.17 AM
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.
Nitinbhai Patel is Gujarat Deputy CM and a very able leader. Came here to meet him because of him being upset as he didn't get departments he wanted. I want the party to think over giving him departments of his choice: Narottam Patel,BJP in Ahmedabad pic.twitter.com/RQ3Y5bXYNO
''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)''.
No, he didn't say any such thing (of resignation). I know he is upset and that's why I am here. This is a mistake, and must be rectified: Narottam Patel,BJP on Nitin Patel upset over not being given departments of his choice pic.twitter.com/LluxXYdil2