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Modi promises to break Delhi cabal of 'status quoists', durbaris

New Delhi: BJP's Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has vowed to break the Delhi cabal of what he calls “status quoists” to usher in “good governance”.In an interview to Open magazine Managing Editor P R Ramesh

PTI [ Updated: May 17, 2014 15:39 IST ]
modi promises to break delhi cabal of status quoists
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New Delhi: BJP's Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi has vowed to break the Delhi cabal of what he calls “status quoists” to usher in “good governance”.


In an interview to Open magazine Managing Editor P R Ramesh during his election campaign in eastern UP, Modi was asked whether he considered his campaign as “the revenge of an outsider”, the BJP leader replied: “I have humble roots. I was born in a poor family. Now I am the Chief Minister of a prosperous state in India, but my mother takes an auto-rickshaw to the polling booth on the day of voting. There are no hangers-on or durbaris.

“Look at what's happening in the Capital; Delhi is being controlled by a cabal that has vested interests in the status quo. I will break the status quo. That must be making them uncomfortable and prompting them to level unsubstantiated charges against me.”

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