Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the success of Indian democracy and its institutions is hurting some people and that is why they are attacking it, in an apparent criticism of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on the state of democracy in the country.
When the country is full of confidence and determination, and the intellectuals of the world are optimistic about India, pessimistic arguments, remarks that are not good for the country, and damage the morale of the country also occur from time to time. ” India Today Conclave.
Prime Minister Modi said: “When auspicious things happen, there is a tradition of applying ‘kaala tika’. .
His comments came amid a political clash over Gandhi’s comments during his recent visit to Britain, with the BJP accusing him of slandering India on foreign soil and seeking foreign interference.
Prime Minister Modi said that India has shown the world the power of democracy.
“The success of Indian democracy and its institutions is hurting some people and that’s why they are attacking it,” he said. Prime Minister Modi said he was confident the country would be on track to achieve its goals despite such attacks go ahead.
Addressing the opposition, Prime Minister Modi said scams used to make the headlines, but now “corruption” is making the headlines when they team up against them.
Prime Minister Modi said the world is saying this is India’s moment and this is only possible because of the change in the country’s commitment and performance.
The prime minister said all governments worked according to their capacity and achieved results, but his government wanted new results and worked at a different pace and scale.
“Today, India is the fastest growing economy in the world, it is the number one smartphone data consumer, it is the second largest mobile manufacturer and has the third largest entrepreneurial ecosystem,” he said.
The Prime Minister said that the world’s leading economists, analysts and thinkers have all agreed that this is India’s moment.
(Aside from the title, this story is unedited by NDTV staff and published via a syndicated feed.)