Narendra Modi has `low-quality followers`: Javed Akhtar
Facing flak over calling Narendra Modi as "undemocratic”, lyricist and Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar retorted to those who were sending him “indecent messages”.
Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Facing flak over calling Narendra Modi as "undemocratic”, lyricist and Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar on Wednesday retorted to those who were sending him “indecent messages”.
On microblogging website Twitter, Akhtar tweeted: “The kind of crude , indecent and Vulgar messages I get from Modi lovers establishes the low quality of his followers (sic).”
Last week, Akhtar had said Narendra Modi can never be a good prime minister, alleging that the BJP`s PM aspirant was not only tainted of communal riots but was also "undemocratic".
"Besides, all talks of involvement in Gujarat riots of 2002 which are before the courts, this man (Modi) is not democratic," Akhtar had told reporters on the sidelines of a school function in Patna. "Amid chants of registering hat-trick in Gujarat one thing is glossed over - that he has given a damn to democracy in the state ... His rise is a challenge to democracy," the Padma Bhusan awardee had added.
Akhtar’s remarks on Modi drew flak from the Gujarat CM’s supporters.