Unsure if PM Modi is man of action or 'reaction': JD(U)

Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said he was unsure whether the Prime Minister was 'a man of action' as mentioned by US President Barack Obama or a 'man of reaction'.

ANI| Last Updated: Nov 13, 2014, 12:49 PM IST

Raipur: Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Thursday said he was unsure whether the Prime Minister was 'a man of action' as mentioned by US President Barack Obama or a 'man of reaction'.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi must have been very happy as Obama who once denied giving visa to this man, is calling him a man of action today, but I am unsure if he is a man of action or man of reaction," said Anwar.

Earlier, President Obama had praised Prime Minister Modi by referring to him as a 'man of action'. President Obama used the phrase during a gala dinner hosted for the leaders from with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and East Asia Summit (EAS) member countries.

"Prez Obama greets PM @narendramodi at Gala dinner - "You are a man of action!"," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin tweeted.