‘I will not divide Hindu-Muslim, this is my resolve’: PM Modi

Lok Sabha elections 2024, to be held in a total of seven phases, are underway and politicians from various political parties, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, are actively campaigning to garner votes. During one such rally, PM Modi made some comments referring to ‘infiltrators’ and ‘people with more children’, which did not go down well with the opposition; The Prime Minister was accused of making communal remarks that were specifically directed at Muslims in India. In the latest development, PM Modi has clarified his remarks and said that since he does not work for vote bank and believes in ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’, he has resolved never to divide Hindu-Muslim. have taken…

As mentioned earlier, clarifying his “infiltrators” and “having more children” comments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interview with News18 said that he did not just talk about Muslims, but every poor. Talking about the family, the day he starts doing so, he will be “unfit for public life”. In an interview given to News 18, PM Modi said that he does not market love towards Muslims, “I do not work for vote bank. I believe in Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas.”

The Prime Minister further said, “I am shocked. Who told you that whenever someone talks about people having more children, the conclusion is drawn that they are Muslims? Why are you so unfair towards Muslims? Poor families. I am in the same situation.” There is poverty, more children, regardless of their social circle. I have not mentioned Hindu or Muslim you should have as many children as you can take care of and the government will have to take care of your children.”

When asked whether Muslims would vote for him in this Lok Sabha election, he said, ‘The people of the country will vote for me.’ PM Modi said, “The day I start doing Hindu-Muslim, I will not be entitled to be in the public sector. I will not do Hindu-Muslim. This is my pledge.”

Referring to the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister of the state, PM Modi said his opponents “tarnished” his image among Muslims after 2002 (Godhra riots). “This issue is not about Muslims. No matter how supportive individual Muslims are of Modi, there is a wave of thought that orders them, ‘Do this, do that’. In my house, all the Muslims around me Eid was a festival celebrated in our house and other festivals were also celebrated in our house, food was not cooked in our house on the day of Eid, when Muharram started, food was brought to us from under the Tajiya. I have grown up in the same world even today, my image got tarnished after 2002 (Godhra).

PM Modi had made the controversial remarks during a rally in Rajasthan when he alleged that the Congress wanted to snatch away people’s gold and property and then distribute it among ‘people with more children’. PM Modi, who has been actively participating in rallies across the country, filed his nomination from Varanasi Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh on May 14.