Maharashtra Minister Suresh Khade has claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the “soul of the country” who resided within the hearts of the individuals and was “undefeatable”.
His effusive reward for the Prime Minister got here whereas answering a question on Nationalist Congress Party chief Jayant Patil claiming it was not possible to defeat the latter’s celebration supremo Sharad Pawar and his relative from Baramati space within the state.
Mr Patil had stated the solar might rise within the west however a political defeat within the Baramati residence turf for the Pawars was not potential.
The state minister for social justice was chatting with reporters in Pandharpur, some 360 km from Mumbai, on Saturday.
“(Prime Minister Narendra) Modi is the soul of this country. He is undefeatable. (Former PMs) Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Indira Gandhi lost elections in their time, but Modi will never lose,” Mr Khade asserted.
He went on to say that Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani had additionally misplaced polls, although this was factually not right because the celebration stalwart has received each Lok Sabha ballot he contested between 1977 and 2014. He didn’t contest the 2019 common elections.
Responding to Mr Patil, Suresh Khade stated the citizens selected victories and defeats in politics and such statements didn’t imply a lot.
However, when queried about Prime Minister Modi additionally being on the mercy of the voters like others, Mr Khade stated, “Modi is the soul of India. He is there in the hearts of people. He cannot be defeated.” Indira Gandhi misplaced the Lok Sabha polls of 1977, whereas Atal Bihari Vajpayee misplaced a bypoll in 1955, was defeated from one of many two seats he contested in 1957, after which misplaced in 1962 and 1984 as effectively.
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