PM Modi confident of getting absolute majority , but avoids to answer questions
New Delhi, May 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday exuded confidence that
his party and government will return to power with an absolute majority and went on to state that essentially election campaign for him was majorly a "thanksgiving exercise".
"It will happen after a long time in the country, our government will come to power with an absolute majority for the second consecutive time....This is unprecedented. It happened in 2014 and will happen again in 2019," Prime Minister told reporters here on the last day of campaigning of general elections.
Addressing a press conference at party headquarters here in presence of party chief Amit Shah, Mr Modi avoids to answer questions of mediapersons saying that he was a disciplined soldier of the party. Mr Shah replied all the questions while PM sat silently, staring at the journalists attending PC. Even sometimes he was looking tense when Amit Shah was answering questions.
Modi said - "In last two elections, even IPL could not be held. When government is strong, IPL, Ramzaan, Hanuman Jayanti school exams and others take place peacefully".
To a question, Mr Shah denied that the saffron party was responsible for violence in West Bengal,
and said: "It is BJP which has lost 80 party workers. On this my complaint is not against Mamata Banerjee, my complaint is against media which is not asking any counter questions to such leaders".
Mr Modi said - "Not a single event of mine was cancelled in this election campaign, even the weather was supporting me".
To a specific question, the BJP national president exuded confidence that the party will win more than 300 seats and the NDA government will return to power.
( With inputs from UNI )