Modi a good PM candidate, but there are many contenders: Maneka

Last Updated: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 19:34

Nagpur: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is a good prime ministerial candidate but there are many other contenders for the post in the party, BJP MP Maneka Gandhi said here on Saturday.
"Modi is certainly a good candidate but there is no dearth of leaders holding Prime Ministerial ambitions in the BJP," Gandhi, who was here for an event, said.

Meanwhile, Gandhi, who is also an animal rights activist, criticised the orders issued by local forest officials to shoot at sight a wild cat which has reportedly killed eight persons over the last one month in Tadoba Tiger Reserve in neighbouring Chandrapur district.

She said that there was a need to shift the people living in the Reserve who were interfering with the free movement of tigers.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 19:34

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