Congress suffered setback in Gujarat after legislator Purushottam Sabariya resigned from the party. A day before Congress MLA Jawahar Chavda quit the party to join the ruling BJP at the party’s headquarters in Gandhinagar.
Purushottam is an MLA from Dhrangadhra constituency. He was believed to have got the ticket from the party because of OBC leader Alpesh Thakor. On Thursday, it was reported that Alpesh, who is a Congress MLA from Radhanpur in Gujarat, is all set to join the BJP. Alpesh, however, refused any such development and rubbished it as fake news.
The four-time MLA from Manavadar seat in Junagadh district tendered his resignation as a legislator to the Gujarat Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi earlier in the day.