Venkaiah Naidu said: “Personally, I feel that Jallikattu is a traditional art. It is a traditional sport in Tamil Nadu. Nobody should have problem with this.”
“If somebody is affected by cancer, they need chemotherapy. People might say if I do chemotherapy, my hair will fall. But if you don’t go for chemotherapy, you will fall,” he said.
Naidu also announced that a new dedicated Doordarshan channel for the northeastern states will come up in the first half of January.
He said filmmakers using obscenity and violence to promote films were “hurting the society” and said they could take lessons from old movies.
During a meeting with a Swedish Business delegation led by Enterprise and Innovation Minister Mikael Damberg, Naidu stressed that a joint working group had already been set up.
In a series of tweets, Naidu said that he reached the Delhi airport at 12.30 pm to catch Air India flight AI544 to Hyderabad after he was told it was on schedule.
While Naidu and Mathur each got 42 votes, BJP’s other two candiates Harsh Vardhan, a member of erstwhile Dungarpur royal family, and Ramkumar Verma, a retired RBI official, secured 40 each.
Naidu also said that it was the then NDA Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee who provided all sorts of connectivity, even political connectivity in this country.
Naidu also criticizes political Opposition for passing “substandard comments” about the Prime minister.
“Simply AAP has come to power, that’s why it is saying. Congress was in power for last 10 years. They did not,” he told reporters in Hyderabad.
As the Modi government completes two years in power, here is look at what key ministers from the Union Cabinet have to say.
With the party leadership keeping a track on the promotion work each minister is doing for the NDA government’s second anniversary, BJP ministers seems to be competing with each other.
If you don’t want a service, no one will force you; if you do, you must pay for it, the Urban Development Minister tells Shalini Nair as he looks ahead at his next three years in office.
Replying to questions about Rahul Gandhi’s elevation, he said the Congress vice president was already practically running the party.
“The Modi Government has implemented schemes from Pension to Antodaya which are beneficiary for the poor in the country,” Naidu told reporters in the capital.