‘Modi first PM to ‘decrease dignity’ of public discourse’: Former PM Manmohan Singh

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The senior Congress chief additionally hit out on the BJP authorities for imposing an “ill-conceived” Agniveer scheme on the armed forces.

In a scathing assault on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday accused him of reducing the dignity of public discourse and the gravity of the workplace of the PM by giving “hateful speeches” through the ballot marketing campaign.

In an attraction to voters of Punjab forward of the seventh-phase of Lok Sabha polls on June 1, Singh asserted that solely the Congress can guarantee growth-oriented progressive future the place democracy and Constitution can be safeguarded.

The senior Congress chief additionally hit out on the BJP authorities for imposing an “ill-conceived” Agniveer scheme on the armed forces.

“The BJP thinks that the value of patriotism, bravery and service is only four years. This shows their fake nationalism,” he mentioned in a letter to voters of Punjab.

Mounting an assault on Modi, Singh mentioned, “I have been keenly following the political discourse during this election campaign. Modi ji has indulged in the most vicious form of hate speeches, which are purely divisive in nature. Modi ji is the first prime minister to lower the dignity of public discourse, and thereby the gravity of the office of the prime minister.

“No prime minister up to now has uttered such hateful, unparliamentary and coarse phrases, meant to goal both a selected part of the society or the opposition. He has additionally attributed some false statements to me. I’ve by no means in my life singled out one neighborhood from the opposite. That is the only copyright of the BJP,” the former prime minister said.

Modi had accused Singh of saying that Muslims have the first right on the country’s resources.

Singh said people of India are seeing through all of this. “This narrative of dehumanisation has now reached its peak. It is now our responsibility to save our beloved nation from these forces of discord,” Singh mentioned within the letter.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is printed from PTI)

 


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