Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014

Modi to be India's next PM: Shivraj Chouhan

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Amritsar , February 16, 2014
First Published: 23:03 IST(16/2/2014) | Last Updated: 23:05 IST(16/2/2014)

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who was in Amritsar to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple on Sunday, said Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of the country.

Advertisement


Avoiding further comments or talk with the media, the MP chief minister maintained that since he had come to offer prayers, he did not feel that talking about politics or other issues.

When insisted by mediapersons, Shivraj said, "I can just say that Narendra Modi will become the next prime minister of our country. I always wanted to come to the Golden Temple. Coming here was a great pleasure. I have prayed for the betterment of people and the country."

After paying obeisance at the Golden Temple, Chouhan went to Jallianwala Bagh and also paid obeisance at Durgiana Temple.

Chouhan was welcomed by the local Akali and BJP leadership. Cabinet minister Bikram Majithia welcomed the MP chief minister at the airport whereas local bodies minister Anil Joshi, chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Inderbir Bolaria, Baldev Chawla and others were also present.

The Madhya Pradesh chief minister, who had come with his wife Sadhna Singh, was honoured by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement
more from Amritsar

Bajwa faces opposition from Cong leaders in his home turf

Punjab Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa is facing strong opposition from some of the party leaders in his home turf. Three party MLAs, namely Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa of Fatehgarh Churian, Ashwani Sekhri of Batala and Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa of Dera Baba Nanak, were among those who attended a lunch hosted by Rajya Sabha MP Ashwani Kumar at his residence here on Thursday.
Advertisement

 
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved