HindustanTimes Sun,23 Nov 2014


I am about mission, not ambition: Modi
Press Trust of India, PTI
Ahmedabad, December 12, 2002
First Published: 17:00 IST(12/12/2002)
Last Updated: 22:00 IST(12/12/2002)

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on dismissed suggestions that he could emerge as contender for the post of Prime Minister in the event of BJP winning a majority in the state assembly polls.

"I had not been contender for even the Chief Ministership. I am a worker and do not think of such things," he told reporters.

Asked whether he would play a role both in Gujarat as well as at the national level after the polls, Modi said he never took decisions concerning himself but the party decided on such issues.

"I am connected to the mission and not ambition," Modi said when asked about his political ambition.

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