HALOL: 35 km outside Vadodara is the town of Halol in Gujarat 's Panchmahals district. "Hardik doesn't only speak for Patidars," says Kashish Tomar, a paan shop owner in Halol who holds a B.Com degree, "he's voicing our pain too. "Piyush Barot is a local businessman who says the high costs of Gujarat's privatized education has hit hard. Just three years later, its that very promise which is now being challenged by angry voices. Gujarat's winter of discontent is holding out a warning for those who have ruled the state for more than two decades.
Source: Times of India December 07, 2017 04:10 UTC