BJP MP Tejasvi Surya has hit back at former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for condemning JP Nadda’s comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s blessings for the state.
It is time for the Karnataka assembly elections, which will have voting on May 10, and people are getting to witness a heated argument between various political leaders in the state. While the BJP is cashing on the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the state, former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has come down heavily upon him on several occasions.
JP Nadda attended a campaign in Shiggaon, Haveri on Wednesday and requested people to vote for the BJP to get Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s blessings for Karnataka. The BJP national president said, “Congress means commission, corruption, and criminalization. I am here to appeal to everyone to vote for development.”
JP Nadda added, “I urge you all to make the ‘Lotus’ win, make the BJP win! Karnataka should not be devoid of Modi Ji’s blessings and it should never remain behind in the race toward development. This, you all must ensure by choosing only ‘Lotus’.”
Soon after JP Nadda made this statement, ex-Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah took to his Twitter account to to Condemn him, saying the Modi is not a god. In a series of tweets, he wrote, “In democracy, people decide the fate of the candidates & the elected representatives can serve them. @narendramodi is not God to bless anyone.”
Siddaramaiah added, “I condemn the statement of @JPNadda about @narendramodi’s blessings on Karnataka. Looks like he needs lessons on democracy. All states are equal & have the same rights according to the constitution. There is no space for dictatorship in democracy.”
Tejasvi Surya, who is one of young BJP leaders from Karnataka, took a dig Siddaramaiah for twisting JP Nadda’s statement. The Bangalore South MP tweeted, “Misquoting, misrepresenting and misleading is the hallmark of the Congress. By deliberately twisting Sri @JPNadda Ji statements, Congress is displaying its frustration over loss of public support. Anyways, the people of Karnataka will seal the fate of Congress on the May 10th.”