Hardik Patel, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader has been taken to the hospital after his health deteriorated on Friday. Hardik is on an indefinite hunger strike since the last 14 days and demanding reservations for the Patidar community in Gujarat.
Hardik was taken to the hospital immediately after he complained of difficulty in breathing. Minutes after he was hospitalized, Hardik tweeted in Hindi, “I am having difficulty breathing. I have been admitted to the hospital. The BJP government is still ignoring farmers’ woes and demands of Patidars.”
Making the announcement at Hardik’s residence on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, PAAS convener Manoj Panara said the government representatives must come to the fast venue and talk to the Patidar leader.
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“Hardik’s health is deteriorating, but the government has not shown any intention to find a solution,” said Mr Panara adding that the lawmaker has lost over 20 kilos in the last two weeks and his kidneys and liver are affected.