New Delhi, Jul 20: Nishant Patel, Youth Congress leader and a close aide of Rahul Gandhi, went missing from his hotel room in Hardoi, in Uttar Pradesh.
Nishant, son of senior Gujarat Congress leader and former minister Hasmukh Patel was last seen in the hotel lobby at around 5 am on Jul 20. His belongings were recovered scattered in his room along with his mobile phone.
Police said that he was staying in Utsav Hotel at Kotwali area. He chatted and had dinner with everyone and was in the hotel till 20 Jul morning. He was seen going to the registration by rickshaw in the morning. Police added that they could not find any specific reason behind his being missing.
Congressmen who met Nishant before he went missing reported that he seemed to be upset. His sudden disappearance has created a bustle among the political circuit of Gujarat. Police is investigating into the matter.