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Assam CM takes a dig at Narendra Modi on Twitter, questions his secularism

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 00:04

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Ever since the Bhartiya Janata Party announced Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for 2104 poll, there have varied reactions regarding the Gujarat Chief Minister by members of the political fraternity. The latest to comment on Modi is the Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

Assam CM attacked the Gujarat CM on Twitter, questioning his "secularism". "Where was Modi`s secularism when his former minister Kodnani was involved in communal riots in Gujarat?" tweeted Gogoi.

Maya Kodnani has been convicted and is in the jail at present.

BJP president Rajnath Singh formally announced the name Modi as the party`s face for next General elections last week, putting an end of intense media speculations for days.

First Published: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 00:04
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