Cong buys peace, Pati­dars not to protest dur­ing Rahul’s rally

Hardik Pa­tel had asked Rahul to make quota stand clear or face back­lash dur­ing Nov 3 Guj visit

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tion rally was also dis­cussed in the meet­ing. Solanki said that the Congress gov­ern­ment would form a Spe­cial In­ves­ti­ga­tion Team (SIT) to look into the vi­o­lence , and would also take nec­es­sary ac­tion against the guilty of­fi­cials.

The Op­po­si­tion party, which is look­ing to break is 22year los­ing streak in Gu­jarat in the com­ing elec­tions, also as­sured the PAAS del­e­ga­tion that its gov­ern­ment would pro­vide Rs35 lakh as­sis­tance to kin of Pa­tels who died in the po­lice vi­o­lence. In re­sponse to jobs to the kin of the dead, the party lead­ers said that it would try to pro­vide jobs to them in line with their ed­u­ca­tional qual­i­fi­ca­tions.

Another is­sue that was dis­cussed was re­lated to the Com­mis­sion for com­mu­ni­ties that do not get reser­va­tion ben­e­fits. The PAAS lead­ers said that while the state gov­ern­ment has al­ready formed a Com­mis­sion, only a GR and no­ti­fi­ca­tion have been is­sued about it. The Congress lead­ers as­sured to pro­vide Con­sti­tu­tional shape to the Com­mis­sion, and also said that Rs2,000 crore would be al­lo­cated for the body.

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