Riddhi Patel Age, Biography

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Age: 28 Years
Marital Status: Unmarried
Hometown: Bakersfield

Riddhi Patel

Full NameRiddhi S Patel
ProfessionPro-Palestine Activist
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth25 October 1995 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 28 Years
BirthplaceBakersfield, California
Zodiac signScorpio
Hometown Bakersfield, California
SchoolStockdale High school, Bakersfield, California
College/UniversitySaint Louis University, United States
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science in Neuroscience (2017)
ControversyArrested and charged with 18 felonies
In April 2024, Riddhi Patel was arrested and charged with 18 felonies by the Kern County Superior Court. Among eighteen, eight counts were for threatening state officials and judges and remaining ten were for “threatening with intent to terrorize,” targeting city council staff.
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Riddhi PatelSome Lesser Known Facts About Riddhi Patel

  • While pursuing her graduation at Saint Louis University, Patel was active in sports and also participated in various sports events like the Gabby Reuveni Early Bird in Cross Country and numerous track and field competitions.

    Riddhi Patel posing with her medal during her graduation

    Riddhi Patel posing with her medal during her graduation

  • In May 2014, she started working as a data entry specialist at the Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center and worked there for four months until August 2014.
  • In June 2015, she began working as a Laboratory Assistant in the Developmental Biology department at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
  • In June 2016, she began working as a Laboratory Assistant in the Infectious Diseases department at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
  • Riddhi worked as a Server at a Mexican restaurant named Diablitos Cantina from May 2016 to December 2016.
  • In 2017, after graduating from college, Riddhi moved back from Missouri to Bakersfield in California.
  • In May 2017, she became a Clinical Research Data Assistant in Saint Louis, Missouri, and worked there for five years up until July 2022.
  • In 2019, Patel began volunteering for the 2020 presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders. Later, she began working for an American political organization, Sunrise Movement, that works for political action on climate change known as the .
  • In September 2020, she became a Communications Coordinator at the Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment and was promoted to Economic Development Coordinator in July 2022.
  • In April 2024, during a Bakersfield city council meeting in California, Riddhi threatened city council members after she addressed the crackdown on anti-Israel protests and the alleged “criminalisation” of the public. Her speech which included threatening warnings against the council went viral over social media. She said,

    You guys are all horrible human beings, and Jesus probably would have killed you himself. And none of you care because you guys don’t care about anything happening in Palestine or any other country where oppression occurs.”

  • In her speech, she also called out Mahatma Gandhi and the Hindu festival of Chaitra Navratri. She said,

    You guys, those who votes to win in Bakersfield, parade Gandhi around and a Hindu holiday called Chaitra Navaratri that starts off this week. I remind you that these holidays that we practice, that other people in the global south practice, believe in violent revolution against their oppressors.”

  • After her speech went viral, the non-profit advocacy group, Hindu American Foundation, called Riddhi’s comments outrageous and asked to put a stop to people like her.