Hardik Patel continues hunger strike from hospital
New Delhi : Patidar leader Hardik Patel continues his hunger strike from the hospital bed for reservation for his community and farm loan waiver. He was admitted to the hospital on Friday evening after his health deteriorated.
Loktantrik Janata Dal leader Sharad Yadav and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader and former Union minister A Raja paid him a visit at the hospital to extend their support in his agitation.
"...Sharad Yadav-ji came to meet me in the hospital. He has supported my fight for social justice and farmers' right. Quite impressed by him," Hardik Patel tweeted.
He also tweeted a photo of A Raja arriving at the hospital and said the DMK has declared support for him.
Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) spokesperson Manoj Panara said that Mr Patel's fast continues.
"He has not eaten anything but has only had water. Our fight will continue until all our demands are met," Mr Panara said.
Hardik Patel had started his hunger strike on to death on August 25.