Elections 2019: Press Conference That Wasn’t? PM Narendra Modi Lets Amit Shah Do The Talking
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attending his first press conference in five years on Friday, didn’t take a single question. PM Modi passed on the one question addressed to him to BJP president Amit Shah, calling himself a “disciplined soldier” of the party.
“No, no, not me. We don’t speak in front of the president,” the Prime Minister told a reporter at the press meet held just before the end of the national election campaign.…
After he ended his remarks, Amit Shah took questions from the media. “I have answered your question. It is not necessary for the PM to answer every question,” he firmly told a journalist.…
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