Ahmed Patel RS election: Congress accuses BJP of horse trading
Gujarat Congress unit is in a fix, over the win of it's candidate, party President Sonia Gandhi's political secretary, Ahmed Patel's win as member of Rajya Sabha, in the wake of its present crisis. At least 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs are being hosted in a resort in Bengaluru, so that they will not be lured by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Congress leaders said that their MLAs were offered Rs. 15 crores but they did not leave. They flayed the BJP for resorting to horse trading. Meanwhile, BJP national president Amit Shah, Union minister Smrithi Irani and Congress senior leader, Ahmed Patel are in the fray.