AMIT SHAH DEFENDS ACCUSATIONS OF MODI BEING DICTATORIAL

Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday in an interview with Sansad TV cancelled out criticisms on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was reacting to allegations of Modi taking decisions unilaterally. He states that he had never come across a “better listener” than the PM in his career. Shah who has been with the PM since he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat said the assumptions being made as decisions taken in party interiors are no longer ‘leaking’. He said the criticism of PM as being dictatorial and undemocratic are baseless allegations.

Shah went on to talk about challenges Modi faces as a Chief Minister in Gujarat and later as the Prime Minister. He cited the example of school enrolment percentages that were high in his state. He claimed Modi took the enrolment drive as a “festival” and reduces the dropout from 37% to 1% and the enrolment from 67% to a 100%. He said ““You can understand what contribution this had on the development of the country and Gujarat. An illiterate person becomes a big burden on the country. Neither does he know his Constitutional rights, nor duties. How can he be a good citizen”.

Amit Shah’s interview featured as a special program on Sansad TV to mark 20 years of Narendra Modi in public office.

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