Ahmedabad: Patidar leader Hardik Patel, who is on indefinite strike since August 25, was taken to hospital for medical care on Friday after his health started to deteriorate. (PAAS) Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti leader is on hunger strike demanding reservation for Patidar community and loan waiver for farmers.
After 14 days of fasting, Patidar leader Hardik Patel agreed to be admitted to a hospital on Friday after his health deteriorated. He has been taken to the Sola Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad and a team of three doctors will monitor his condition.
The 25-year-old, who doctors said had lost 20 kg over the course of the past two weeks, had stopped drinking water on Thursday after a 24-hour deadline given by the Patidar Ananmat Andolan Samiti to the BJP government in the state to start talks over his demands elapsed.