The Congress party changed the Botad assembly seat candidate on Tuesday. As per the information, the party gave the ticket to D.M.Patel in place of Manhar Patel.
The trouble for Botad seat erupted when Congress released its list by changing names. The Congress has fielded Manhar Patel as its candidate. Manhar Patel is a rebel Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) member who defected to the Congress.
PAAS Botad members have threatened to oppose Manhar Patel’s nomination and to support the third front if the Congress doesn’t drop him. Meanwhile, the BJP, which had announced 135 candidates for the 182 assembly seats.