Patidar leader Narendra Patel alleges BJP’s Varun Patel bribed him: A leader of the Patidar community of Gujarat, Narendra Patel, a close aide of Hardik Patel on Sunday alleged that he was offered Rs 1 crore from BJP’s Varun Patel to join the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP). Narendra Patel also claimed that he had already received Rs. 10 lakh as token money.Narendra Patel spoke to the press, he alleged that,” Varun Patel took me to a meeting where it was discussed that I will be given Rs 1 crore. In the meeting, they told me to keep Rs. 10 lakh and the rest money will be given to me later.”On other hand,Varun Patel has rejected Patel’s allegations and poked holes in his claims. Varun said,” He should have conducted the press conference after taking Rs 1 crore rather than 10 lakh.”Varun criticised the Congress party and said “Since the Patidar community is once again supporting the BJP, the Congress is agitated and playing games.” Despite the statement, another Patidar leader, Nikhil Sawani, on Monday morning said he was leaving the BJP, “upset over the Rs 1 crore offered to Patel”.
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