"If he gets a chance, he will prove to be the best prime
minister in the history of the country," Balbir Punj, who is
the party leader and incharge of party's affairs in Gujarat,
told reporters on the sidelines of the BJP national executive
meet when asked whether Modi has the capability of leading the
To a poser who between Modi and L K Advani would become a
better Prime Minister, Punj said, "I do not know this. I will
not make any comparisons. That the people of the nation will
Punj downplayed Modi's absence from the meet saying he
was busy in Navratra Puja.
"Whatsoever has been appearing about Narendra Modi not
coming to Delhi is just speculation. All such reports are
absolutely baseless. He is busy with the Navratra Puja. As a
result he has decided to remain in Ahmedabad," he said.
New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will "prove to be the best prime minister in the history
of the country", a BJP leader claimed on Friday.
First Published: Friday, September 30, 2011, 18:14