With Manmohan on stage, Modi says Patel should have been first PM

Ahmedabad: In a vieled attack on Jawaharlal Nehru, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said the country's destiny would have been different if Sardar Patel had become the first Prime Minister.Sharing dais with Prime Minister
with manmohan on stage modi says patel should...
India TV News Desk 29 Oct 2013, 09:29 PM IST
Ahmedabad: In a vieled attack on Jawaharlal Nehru, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said the country's destiny would have been different if Sardar Patel had become the first Prime Minister.

Sharing dais with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here, he credited Patel, the first Home Minister, with uniting the country and said the same unity and integrity was under threat from terrorism and maoism at present. 

“Every Indian still regrets that he (Patel) did not become the first Prime Minister. Had he been the first Prime Minister, the country's destiny would have been different,” he said in comments that may be seen as an attack on Nehru.
 
 
   
 

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