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Modi not acceptable to country as PM candidate: Medha Patkar

Bangalore: Social activist Medha Patkar said on Thursday Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was not acceptable to the country as a Prime Ministerial candidate as debate raged on the BJP leader's possible national ambitions.

"I don't think Modi is acceptable to this country as a candidate for the Prime Minister. He is not even acceptable to all in the BJP", she told PTI here.

Patkar, here to attend a public meeting, was asked if Modi, who performed a hat-trick today leading the BJP to power in Gujarat for the third time in a row, is a Prime Ministerial material.

In general terms, she also expressed against political parties projecting their Prime Ministerial candidate, and said the leader should be chosen democratically after election results. "Political parties are not democratic".

On Modi's third consecutive victory, she said electoral politics does not necessarily reflect the commitment of persons and parties to the constitutional framework of development, although they all talk about 'vikas' as their 'mantra'.

"Whether it's development in the frame-work of constitution...That answer is not coming up", she added.

Patkar, National Alliance of People's Movement chief, said the Narmada struggle will go on. "We have already exposed Narmada Sardar Sarovar Project", she said, adding, a judicial commission of inquiry is probing corruption charges in this context in Madhya Pradesh.

PTI

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First Published: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 19:57
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sudha - chennai
clear expresson of anger and emptiness,, donot worry you will become guj PCC cheif
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Vanraj - vadodara
Shut your mouth.Whole Gujarat knows your intentions towards stopping/oppose work of Gujarat`s Narmada dam.Better you shut your mouth, Else Mr.Modi will speak against you.You will no where.
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j shetty - mumbai
Indians will decide that....you are a congress financed social activist what better you will speak. who the #### are you to decide that.
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Mrs. raikar - nagpur
afraid of God Methane. how much money you got to go against narbada handy. whole word knows who you are and who is Setalwad. afraid of God. you are now aged pl worship God. so best birth. you will not be so horrified
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Ajay - Rajkot
Close your eyes Mrs. Medha, because that way you can avoid watching the rising sun....
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jitendra - bhopal
Narendra Modi was targeted before election to render him as a bad man by different so called activists and polytical parties and now also his victory is digestable for them. Every one oppose him whose hidden vested interests killed due to him. kindly recognise public mendate for him.
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pk surendran - hyderabad
this sort of pseudo secular who are hungry for publicity are the bane of this country. who is she to represent india and say modi is not acceptable to india. arrogance!
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VENKATESH RAO - PUNE
Certain people never speak any thing constructive. Medha belongs to that group. I say this not becoz` she opposes Modi. My impression about her is always this one only. These people can only criticise. They cannot give any solution to any issue. Maam Please let the people decide who their next PM shall be.
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singh - m.p
we have not given any power of attorney to u madam g to talk behalf of on us....we will support modi as pm just try any survey........
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omprakash - nanded
PUBLIC WILL DECIDE THE PRIMEMINISTER & NOT THE PEOPLE LIKE MEGHA PATKAR, I THINK THE PEOPLE LIKE SONIYA GANDHI & RAHUL GANDHI THEY DOES NOT HAVE BASIC QUALITIES AS POLITICIAN BUT THEY ARE PRESIDENT & GENERAL SECRETARY OF CONGRESS PARTY ,BECAUSE THEY ARE BELONGS TO NEHRU,GANDHI FAMILY ,
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Navinchandra Dave - Vadodara-Gujarat
Who are you to decide for PMship ? Mrs.Megha, please know that if there is direct election of PM, Mody would be the best prefred from the public.....



Ajay - Rajkot
Close your eyes Mrs. Medha, because that way you can avoid watching the rising sun....



omprakash - nanded
PUBLIC WILL DECIDE THE PRIMEMINISTER & NOT THE PEOPLE LIKE MEGHA PATKAR, I THINK THE PEOPLE LIKE SONIYA GANDHI & RAHUL GANDHI THEY DOES NOT HAVE BASIC QUALITIES AS POLITICIAN BUT THEY ARE PRESIDENT & GENERAL SECRETARY OF CONGRESS PARTY ,BECAUSE THEY ARE BELONGS TO NEHRU,GANDHI FAMILY ,



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