New Delhi: Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi today hit back at the Prime Minister for questioning his secular credentials saying he was talking “the language of the 1980s”.
He also accused the government of not reading the pulse of the nation. “Otherwise, it would not have committed the mistake of bringing an ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers,” Modi said.
”For some people, secularism is a small tool to throw dust into the eyes of the public. I am surprised at the dialogue of the Prime Minister said during his return from America. These are dialogues of the 1980s. This is the 21st century. Today, people need development...They need to build their futures,” he said to an applause from college students at a function here.
Modi who spoke to the youth for an hour said Delhi government has no inkling of what people of the nation think, otherwise they would not have committed the mistake of bringing an ordinance.