Urmila, Hardik Patel to hold joint rally to address youth in Mumbai


Mumbai :- Actress-turned politician Urmila Matondkar and Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel will hold a joint mega rally to address the youth in Mumbai’ Andheri on Sunday.

The new young faces of Congress has been roped in to connect with young generation in the constituency of former city Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam. Speaking on Hardik’s popularity, Nirupam said, “He is still the most popular youth leader. I am confident of winning my own seat and doubly sure that the party will perform well in Mumbai.”

According to sources, Patel is expected to attack the BJP-led ruling disposition and Prime Minister Narendra Modi over unemployment, while Matondkar is likely to take on the Centre over rising instances of intolerance and the seeming crackdown on the freedom of expression.

The senior Congress leader is fighting from the North West Lok Sabha seat against Shiv Sena’s Gajanan Kirtikar. Nirupam claimed that Hardik’s “sabha” will resonate across the city. “Hardik has a following not just in the Gujarati community but in other communities also. Urmila also has got a lot of positive response. So, this will be our mega youth rally,” Nirupam said.