Nation Politics 15 May 2018 Mind your language, ...

Mind your language, Manmohan Singh asks PM in letter to President

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 15, 2018, 1:11 am IST
Updated May 15, 2018, 1:11 am IST
In the high-octane election campaign in Karnataka, it also saw an exchange of barbs between the Congress and the BJP.
Manmohan Singh (Photo: PTI)
 Manmohan Singh (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has written a letter to President Ram Nath Kovind urging him to “caution” Prime Minister Narendra Modi against using “unwarranted, threatening and intimidating” language against leaders of the Congress or any other party as it “does not behove his position”.

Terming the letter as a “diversionary tactic” by the Congress on the eve of its “impending loss” in Karnataka, the BJP asked the Opposition party not to point fingers at it.

 

In the high-octane election campaign in Karnataka, it also saw an exchange of barbs between the Congress and the BJP. According to Congress leaders, Mr Modi’s speech on May 6 at Hubli in Karnataka, in which he is quoted as saying “Congress ke neta kaan kholkar sun lijiye, agar seemaon ko paar karoge, to yeh Modi hai, lene ke dene pad jayenge”.

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