Highlights

  • BJP's Vansda candidate Piyush Patel attacked
  • He sustained head injuries following attack
  • Incident took place hours before voting for Gujarat polls began

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Piyush claimed that he was travelling from Pratapnagar to Vandervela village on 30 November 2022 when he was attacked, with the assailants throwing stones and trying to damage his car.

Just hours before voting began in Gujarat, a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate was allegedly attacked by unknown persons. Piyush Patel, the BJP candidate from Vansda, was admitted to a hospital with head injuries.

He claimed that he was travelling from Pratapnagar to Vandervela village on 30 November 2022 when he was attacked, with the assailants throwing stones and trying to damage his car.

BJP blamed supporters of Congress candidate Anant Patel for the attack.

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SK Rai Deputy Superintendent of Police, Navsari, said that a case had been filed and investigation is underway.

Vansda is a constituency reserved for persons belong to Scheduled Tribes.

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