The tape contains telephonic conversation between Lalji Patel (the leader of Sardar Patel Group) with Khodabhai Patel, another leader of the community, and has gone viral on social media.

Lalji's Sardar Patel Group (SPG) and Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamant Andolan Samiti (PAAS) are two separate groups leading quota agitation of Patel community in the state. While Hardik and some other PAAS members are behind bars in the sedition case, Lalji is presently leading the agitation.

"We will never get reservation under OBC quota as we (Patels) do not fall in the criteria of getting the quota as it is for those who are backward...and if we insist, then all other communities will stand up against us and class-conflict will start. The government will never include us in OBC category", Lalji is heard saying in the tape.

When Khodabhai asked Lalji that it means Hardik 'misled' the community on reservation issue, to which Lalji answered 'Yes'.

Hardik's PAAS had started agitation with the demand of inclusion of entire Patel community in OBC category.

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