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Congress Defies Sonia? Singhvi Backs Ramesh, Cites Modi's Good Deeds

Written By Apoorva Rao | Mumbai | Published:

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  • After Jairam Ramesh, it is Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi who has taken to lauding PM Narendra Modi
  • Singhvi said that PM Modi must not be demonised and credit to him must be given where it is due
  • He also lauded PM Modi's Ujjwala scheme

The first reaction from Congress to its leader Jairam Ramesh's comment lauding PM Narendra Modi has come to the fore. Senior Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Friday responded to Ramesh's comment on PM Modi. The former Union Minister had said that PM Modi's governance model is not a "complete negative story" and that demonizing him all the time is not going to help. He warned the Opposition from the effect of not recognising Modi's work.

Abhishek Manu Singhvi reacts to Jairam Ramesh

Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi tweeted on Friday responding to Ramesh. Singhvi agreed with Ramesh that demonising PN Narendra Modi will hurt the Opposition. He also praised PM Modi's Ujjwala scheme and called it a good deed. "Always said demonising Modi is wrong. Not only is he the PM of the nation, a one-way Opposition actually helps him. Acts are always good, bad and indifferent — they must be judged issue wise and not person wise. Certainly, the Ujjwala scheme is only one amongst other good deeds," he said.

Read his Abhishek Manu Singhvi's tweet below:

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Jairam Ramesh's comment on PM Narendra Modi

"He (PM Modi) talks in a language that connects him with the people. Unless we recognize that he is doing things which people recognise and which have not been done in the past, we are not going to be able to confront this guy," said the Congress leader said. "Also, if you are going to demonize him all the time, you are not going to be able to confront PM Modi," he added. Jairam Ramesh also said, "In 2019, all of us in the political discourse made fun of one or two of his programmes, but it has turned out in all electoral studies that the PMUJ is one single program which has been able to connect him with crores and crores of women and given him the political traction which he didn't have in 2014."

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BJP member responds to Abhishek Manu Singhvi's comment on Narendra Modi

BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya on Friday spoke about the Congress leaders not toeing party line on PM Narendra Modi. Speaking about adulations for PM Modi by the likes of Ramesh and Singhvi, Malviya tweeted saying that law catching up on P Chidambaram has had an affect on Congress leaders. He said following Chidambaram's arrest by CBI, Congress leaders are taking to praising PM Modi. read his tweet below:

 

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