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Sukhbir welcomes BJP's call on Modi

HT Correspondent , Hindustan Times  Chandigarh, September 13, 2013
First Published: 20:26 IST(13/9/2013) | Last Updated: 20:28 IST(13/9/2013)

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday welcomed the BJP's announcement of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate.

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Sukhbir, in a statement here, said the BJP had made a right decision and that the SAD welcomed this development whole-heartedly.

The SAD president also congratulated Modi, saying that the people of the country were eager to topple the "directionless Congress-led UPA government".

He assured the Gujarat CM that the SAD was steadfast in its support to his candidature.

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