Modi’s Gujarat poll campaign is all about himself, his past: Chidambaram

In a series of posts on Twitter, the former finance minister also asked if Modi had forgotten he was prime minister

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Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday hit out at the prime minister and said the elections were not about “Mr Modi, the individual” but the promised “achhe din” that had not arrived even after 42 months.

In a series of posts on Twitter, the former finance minister also asked if Modi had forgotten he was prime minister.

“Mr Modi’s campaign is about himself, his past and the alleged disdain of Gujarat and Gujaratis. Has he forgotten he is Prime Minister of India?

Continuing his attack, Chidambaram said the prime minister does not talk about issues like joblessness, lack of investment, collapse of SMEs, stagnant exports and price rise because he has no answers to the “hard reality”.

According to him, Modi had forgotten that Mahatma Gandhi was an Indian and the son of Gujarat.

“Gandhiji was, and is, revered as Father of the Nation; and Gandhiji’s chosen instrument to lead the freedom struggle was the Congress party,” Chidambaram asserted.

The prime minister and the BJP, he added, may now “desperately embrace” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, “but the redoubtable Sardar had rejected the BJP’s parent RSS and its divisive ideology”….

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