Modi needs a lesson in good behaviour: Digvijaya

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Nagpur
  • Updated: Aug 18, 2013 01:18 IST

The AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh on Saturday again targeted the Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and his BJP colleagues and saying they badly needed lessons in good behaviour and social etiquette.

Singh was in Nagpur for a brief stopover after addressing series of pre-election meetings in the neighbouring districts of Madhya Pradesh where state elections will be held end of this year.

Taking a dig on the training classes for the BJP spokespersons, the senior Congress leader said that not only the spokespersons of the BJP but even some senior leaders of that party needed to be taught social etiquettes.

"Their prime ministerial aspirant Narendra Modi demonstrated on the Independence Day how ill-equipped he was of decent behaviour. His intemperate remarks against the prime minister on a national festival day attracted criticism from his own party leader LK Advani," said Singh.

Referring to recent deprecating remarks by columnist Shobha De who described all political leaders as ‘sadak cheap’, Singh noted that the remark does at least appreciate the fact that politicians have their foot firmly on ground.

On Sadhu Yadav, the estranged brother-in-law of RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav for praising and meeting Gujarat chief minister Modi, he said that Sadhu Yadav was a free man and could associate with any one he desired.

On a section of media coming out with surveys and predicting a loss for the UPA in next general elections, he dismissed such polls as meaningless as a small sample cannot be extrapolated to reflect the views of the large voter population.

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