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Posted on Dec 08, 07:45PM | UNI
Senior Congress leader Narhari Amin, who quit the party after being denied a ticket to contest the upcoming assembly elections, today claimed that the BJP will definitely get more seats than in 2007.
Chief Minister Narendra Modi will register a hat-trick of wins by defeating congress in the third consecutive assembly polls, he said.
Talking to mediapersons here Mr Amin said he had quit the Congress after 21 years service as he felt he was neglected by some party leaders.
"Congress leaders contacted me and wanted to allot the ticket, but I refused it as I felt some of the leaders' behaviour with me was not cordial. until recently, I was never was never neglected in my long association with the Congress", In reply to a question, he said under the Narendra Modi leadership, "I will remain in the BJP and work for it".
He said there was no question of gaining the seat in Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) and said "I did a lot of work in various positions in the GCA as well in BCCI. I will help the GCA members as I have lot of experience in this field".
He said there were two to three Congress leaders who wanted to become CMs and not only that, they had also allotted the ticket to their suppporters for Gujarat Assembly as they felt that this time Congress was going to win.
Mr Amin said the claimants for the CM's posts were Shankarsinh Waghela and Shaktisinh Gohil. "If the BJP considers my name for the Lok Sabha, than I would definitely accept it," he added.