Ahmed Patel denies of having terms with Modi, which has sparked controversy with an interview of Narendra Modi on Door Darshan. In the recent interview on DD, Modi had made statements about his having close relation with Sonia Gandhi’s Political advisor Ahmed Patel, before few years.
However, Ahmed Patel has denied any close relationship with Modi. Patel said that, it’s election time and people do all sorts of things. I would not have liked to comment otherwise but this is part of his (Modi’s) by-now familiar devious script, so I do wish to put it on record that to the best of my recollection, I had lunch with him once in 1980.” “That was in the knowledge of my leader, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. I have clarified this earlier also. I have not had even a cup of tea with him s.