A man slapped Congress leader Hardik Patel during a rally in Surendranagar, on Friday. Quota spearhead Patel recently joined the grand old party. Hardik Patel (25) was addressing a gathering when suddenly a person climbed the state and slapped him with full force. Immediately after the incident, Hardik Patel's supporters overpowered the person. Hardik Patel had to cancel his helicopter ride to Lunawada in Mahisagar.