It is largely believed that Modi did not hold any press conference because he is illiterate and cannot answer questions without preparation.
By Rakesh Raman
Most people believe that Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi’s BJP will not perform well in the ongoing Lok Sabha election and Modi won’t be the PM again. If that happens, today it was the first and the last press conference of Modi as the PM.
During his entire tenure of 5 years, Modi did not hold even a single press conference. His autocratic way to rule the country was a dark stain on Indian democracy. Even today Modi refused to answer questions of journalists most of whom are dishonest and work as Modi’s personal employees.
Modi asked BJP president Amit Shah – who is an unruly and rude creature – to respond to questions. But since Amit Shah has a dubious political career, he gave vague answers to the simple questions which were perhaps given to journalists by BJP before holding the conference. Modi was sitting as a mute spectator.
In response to a question about corruption in Rafale deal in which Modi is an accused, Amit Shah said all processes were followed in the deal. Congress president Rahul Gandhi ridiculed the press conference and asked Modi why he did not accept his challenge to debate on corruption in Rafale deal.
PM Modi is “accompanying” @AmitShah in a press conference, which is an unprecedented event for him. Let me ask him a question right now- Mr. PM, why did you not accept my challenge to debate on corruption in Rafale? : Congress President @RahulGandhi #ModiHaiTohGodseHai pic.twitter.com/PXMPQMfOn0
— Congress (@INCIndia) May 17, 2019
Amit Shah kept repeating that his party BJP will win at least 300 seats out of 543 to again form the government in which Modi will be the PM again.
It is largely believed that Modi did not hold any press conference because he is illiterate and cannot answer questions without preparation. Plus, Modi is generally scared of English-speaking journalists as he can’t utter even a single sentence in English properly.
The Lok Sabha election is being held in 7 phases: 1st Phase – 11th April, 2nd Phase – 18th April, 3rd Phase – 23rd April, 4th Phase – 29th April, 5th Phase – 6th May, 6th Phase – 12th May, and 7th Phase – 19th May. The counting of votes will take place on 23rd May.
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By Rakesh Raman, who is a national award-winning journalist and social activist. He is the founder of a humanitarian organization RMN Foundation which is working in diverse areas to help the disadvantaged and distressed people in the society. He also creates and publishes a number of digital publications on different subjects.
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