Pankaj Patel, the secretary, greeted the assembled reporters and said, "I am sure the Congress are going to win. At 11 am we are coming to power in Gujarat."
Talking about the exit poll predictions Patel said, "The exit polls in Uttar Pradesh was against Mulayam Singh Yadav but they still formed the government. We are confident of winning 112 seats in Gujarat."
Asked aboutthe development work done by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Patel said, "It is all fake. The BJP has never shown any consideration for the poor people. The development has only happened for the rich and the industrialists."
Anotherparty worker, Vishal Solanki, said, "Modi's ugly face has been revealed and I am sure a large number of people have voted for us."
Asthe initial results show the BJP in the lead, despair can be seen on the face of party workers gathered there.
"Areyou still confident of winning?" I ask Pankaj Patel who replies positively, "These are just initial results. Things will surely change in our favour."