The Bharatiya Janata Party MP Nana Patole on Friday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi doesn’t like being asked questioned, according to a report by The Indian Express. Patole claimed that when he tried to raise issues about the OBC Ministry and farmer suicides at a meeting of BJP MPs, the Prime Minister got angry with him. “Modi doesn’t like to take any questions and had got very angry when I raised some issues about the OBC Ministry and farmer suicides at a meeting of BJP MPs. When Modi is asked questions, he asks you if you have read the party manifesto and are aware of various government schemes,” Patole was quoted saying by The Indian Express.
Earlier some media reports said that Modi gave Patole an earful at a meeting of MPS but the recent revelation might spark a new controversy. Patole said that when he made suggestions at the meeting like raising the green tax, PM Modi got angry and asked him to shut up. “I had made certain suggestions at the meeting like raising green tax, OBC Ministry and more central investment in agriculture. Modi got angry and asked me to shut up,” Patole said. “Modi regularly meets party MPs but he doesn’t like questions being asked of him,” he added, as per IE.
Patole didn’t spare the under fire Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis as well. He said that the CM has stopped taking meetings of party MPs in Mumbai before the beginning of the Parliament session. “The CM is incapable of bringing central funds for the state. The Centre gives less to Maharashtra despite Mumbai contributing the maximum to the country’s coffers. The CM has also stopped taking meetings of party MPs in Mumbai before the beginning of the Parliament session,” he said.
Taking a dig at the ministers, the MP said that they are always in a state of fear. “All central ministers are always in a state of fear. So I am not interested in ministership. I am of late on the hitlist but I am not afraid of anyone,” he added.