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I am about mission, not ambition: Modi

Narendra Modi dismissed suggestions that he could emerge as contender for the post of PM in the event of BJP winning a majority in the state.

india Updated: Dec 12, 2002 22:00 IST

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.

First Published: Dec 12, 2002 17:00 IST