Punjab’s chief minister Amarinder Singh from Congress, Tweeted and scolded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “frivolous statements” and Trying to slicing him away from his party.
It was reported After Modi said in Punjab, “the Congress does not even consider their CM their own”, Amarinder sarcastically asked the PM by the medium of Twitter whether the party high command had complained directly to him about it.
“Who told you that @narendramodi Ji? Not me for sure. Did the @INCIndia high command complain to you against me?” asked the Punjab CM on twitter.
Modi had also said about Amarinder that he “marches on, like an independent soldier”. The Punjab CM didn’t take the statement kindly either and advised Modi against making “frivolous” statements.
Who told you that @narendramodi ji? Not me for sure. Did the @INCIndia high command complain to you against me? Anyways, let me make it clear that such frivolous statements won’t help you create a wedge between me and my party, which has full faith in my leadership & vice versa. pic.twitter.com/sIZUs3Q2cK
— Capt.Amarinder Singh (@capt_amarinder) March 3, 2018
“Anyways, let me make it clear that such frivolous statements won’t help you create a wedge between me and my party, which has full faith in my leadership & vice versa,” said Amarinder to Modi on Twitter.
The Punjab unit of Congress party also took a sarcastic remark at Modi yesterday, saying that by calling Amarinder an “independent soldier”, the PM was admitting that the “free and democratic culture” prevailing in the Congress unlike in the BJP
“This is quite contrary to the autocratic and dictatorial culture prevailing in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under Modi, where saner and seasoned voices like those of L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Yashwant Sinha and Shatrughan Sinha have either been silenced or banished to the Marg Darshak Mandal,” said Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar.
He was referring to the fact that both the Sinhas, as well as BJP stalwarts like Joshi and Advani have been publicly given short shrift lately by the party high command.