Bengaluru: Hitting out at the Prime Minister, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Tuesday said he has lived in Karnataka, which is in India, and there was no needfor him to learn from Narendra Modi about "patriotism."
"I'm in Karnataka, I also know things, it is not only Modi who knows...Kumaraswamy has lived and is living in Karnataka, in India, I need not learn from Modi on patriotism," Kumaraswamy told reporters here.
Responding to Modi's attack on him during his rallies in the State, he said "We have shed tears when a soldier's wife (Kalavathi, wife of CRPF man Guru who died in Pulwama attack) was made to shed tears in Malavalli."
"Only Narendra Modi has to pat himself on his own back.. that is all..," Kumaraswamy said when asked about Modi criticising opposition leaders including him for questioning air strikes at Balakot in Pakistan.
Modi during a election rally at Chitradurga on Tuesdaysaid the whole world stood with India, but "our Mahamilavati dal here" (Congress-JDS), was condemning Modi instead of Pakistan. "The CM went a step ahead and said the bravery of Indian soldiers should not be spoken, because it will affect their vote bank. “I want to ask the CM whether his vote bank is in India or inPakistan?” he wondered.
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