Hardik Patel is a young Indian politician born in Gujarat, India. He became famous form the Anamat Patidar Andolan aka Patidar Quota Movement of Gujarat in 2015. He leads the movement to get reservation quota for the Patidar along with thousands of other young Patidar leader.
Hardik Patel Age
Politician Hardik Patel was born on Saturday, 20th July 1985 (age 34 years as in 2020). His zodiac sign is Cancer.
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|Real Name:||Hardik Bharat Patel|
|Known Name:||Hardik Patel|
|Famous for:||1. Patidar Reservation Movement (2015)|
1. President of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee
|Political Party:||Indian National Congress|
|Date of Birth:||20 July 1985|
|Age:||35 Years (in 2020)|
|Birthplace:||Chandan Nagari, Gujarat, India|
|Height (Approx):||in centimeter: 168 cm|
in meter: 1.68 m
in feet inches: 5'6"
|Weight (Approx):||in kilograms: 70 kg|
in pound: 155 lbs
|Body Measurements (Approx):||Chest: 38 Inches|
Waist: 30 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
|Marriage Date:||27 January 2019|
|Hobbies:||Travelling, Collecting Weapons|
|Home Town:||Viramgam, Ahemdabad Dist, Gujarat, India|
|Net Worth:||Not Known|
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Early Life & Education
Hardik Patel belongs to the middle-class family of Gujarat, India. He was raised into a small village named Chandan Nagari, Viramgam Taluka of Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Hardik did primary education from his village’s college Divyajyot Vidhyalaya at Viramgam. He did secondary education from the KB Shah Vinay Mandir.
His father Bharat Patel moved to Viramgam for the better education of his children. He did his graduation from the Shree Sahjanand Arts & Commerce College, Ahmedabad in Bachelor of Commerce (B.com).
Wife, Family, Cast & Religion
Hardik Patel was born on 20 July 1993 into a middle-class family of Chandan Nagari, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. He belongs to the middle-class Hindu Patidar Family. His father’s name is Bharatbhai Patel and her mother’s name is Ushaben Patel. He has one sister named ‘Monica Patel‘. Hardik’s family believes in Hinduism and holds Indian Nationality.
Hardik Patel married his childhood girlfriend Kinjal Parikh. He got married on 27 January 2019 with Kinjal Parikh into a private ceremony held in Digsar of Muli Taluka, Surendranagar District, Gujarat.
Hardik Patel was born and raised in Viram gam, Ahmadabad, Gujarat. He did schooling and graduation in the village and Ahmadabad respectively. On 31 October 2012, Hardik joined the Sardar Patel Group (SPG) and within a month he became a president of Viramgam.
He formed a strong organization and started awakening people in Saurashtra. He started involving in awareness related to women’s safety, gender equality, and youth employment.
In July 2015, Hardik’s sister passed the 12th standard with the first division in Mehsana District. After getting good marks, they struggled to get admission because they were in the open category. After seeing this hurdle and injustice to Patidar, and decided to meet collecter in his community to propose a rally in Mehsana.
On 23rd July 2015, Hardik Patel organized a rally and his aim was to demand inclusion of Patidars in OBC (Other Backward Class), He gave an application letter to the collector’s office in Visnagar. He did another relly’s on 14 August 2015 at Himmantnagar and 16 August 2015 at Viramgam. He received the huge public support of Gujarat’s Patidar.
On 25th August 2015, Hardik Patel organized a public meeting of more than 25 lakh people at GMDC ground at Ahmadabad. That day, He was arrested by Ahmadabad City Police and movement became violent. During the time, Chief Minister of Gujrat Anandiben Patel has announced Rs 1000 crore under the Youth Self Employment Scheme. But They Denied it.
Career from 2015 to present
BJP government has arrested him on 17th October 2015, at Surat under the crime of the wrong sedition for provoking the people of Gujarat. After some time, on 23 October 2015, there was the second accusation in Ahmadabad of the wrongful act of indulging in rebellion against the government.
He spent nine months in the Lajpor Jail of Surat. After that, On 13th July 2016, Gujarat High Court has released bail on condition of six months to stay outside of Gujarat. On 15 July 2015, he came out from the Jail and meet more than 40 Lakh people in just 48 hours. He spent 6 months in the heroic city of Udaipur in Rajasthan.
After six months, Hardik came back to Gujarat on 17th January 2017. More than 5000 cars and thousands of youth have welcomed him at Rajasthan Border. Hardik Patel did a campaign of the All Indian National Congress during the Gujarat Legislative Assembly Election in 2017.
Also in 2018, Hardik Pated did an Indefinite fast at his farmhouse in Ahmedabad when Gujarat Government refused the various protest venues he had sought. Moreover, the Gujarat Government has alleged that Hardik’s protest was sponsored by Congress.
Hardik Patel’s Political Career
On 12 March 2019, Hardik Patel joined the Indian National Congress. After that, Congress has decided to contest him from the Congress seat of Jamnagar in Election 2019. But He was unable to contest the Lok Sabha Election 2019, as Gujarat High Court has refused to stay his conviction order for the rioting offense in Mehsana City.
Congress has given the facility of Helicopter to do a campaign in Gujarat while Election 2019. He also received facilities to travel in a private chartered plane for the campaign of Congress in different cities of Gujarat.
On 11th July 2020, Hardik Patel got appointed as the Working President of Gujarat Pradesh of Congress Committee.
- On 18 October 2015, Hardik alleged for the insulting the National Flag of India in Rajkot, Gujarat, India, Also, he detained for trying to disrupt the one-day international cricket match between India and South Africa.
- On 19 October 2015, Hardik Patel booked in Surat under the charges of sedition over alleged remarks about ‘Killing Cops.’
- Hardik Patel’s close aides Chirag Patel and Ketan Patel have alleged him of misusing Patidar community’s fund for the living ‘luxurious’ life.
- In November 2017, Hardik Patel’s sex tape released on social media and went on viral. Moreover, He claimed that he became a part of dirty politics.
- On 19 April 2019, while addressing a rally in Gujarat’s Surendranagar, He slapped by Tarun Gajjar who is a resident of Kadi.
Does Hardik Patel smokes?: Yes
Does Hardik Patel drinks alcohol?: Yes
Hardik Patel elected for the post of General Secretary of the college student unions while college time.
He was an average student during his studies but he used to have a great interest in playing cricket. Moreover, He said to have achieved below 50% marks in his B.com.
After completing his graduation, Hardik Patel involved in his family business of water supply in the commercial sector.
Also, His father, Bharatbhai Patel was the BJP worker form the Viramgam.
In 2015, He parted his way with the SPG and started concentrating on PAAS.
He is follower of Lord Rama and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
He likes having weapons around and is often seen posing with a rifle, sward and pistol.
Political parties like Congress and BJP alleged him to be politically motivated by the opposite parties. Once his photo was leaked with the Congress MLA Tejshree Patel, after which he released a photo alongside BJP politician Purshottam Rupala, Rajnikant Patel and a video with VHP’s Pravin Togadia, to show his unbiased protest.
He is one of the active young politicians and shares information on social media. Moreover, He has a huge number of followers on social media.