‘Never ever’ said preferred Narendra Modi over Mayawati: Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal has launched scathing attacks on Modi and his 'development model' in Gujarat.

New Delhi | Published:March 13, 2014 2:50 pm

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday clarified that he had “never ever” said he would prefer Narendra Modi over BSP chief Mayawati as his choice for Prime Minister.

“TV channels pe chal raha hai – ‘Kejriwal ne kaha ki Modi aur Mayawati ke beech main Modi ko prefer karunga (It’s on TV channels that ‘Kejriwal said he would prefer Modi if he had to choose between [the BJP leader] and Mayawati)’. I never ever said that,” Kejriwal wrote in a post on micro-blogging site Twitter.

The tweet was in response to a media report which claimed that if someone were to hold a gun to his head and ask him to choose between Modi and Mayawati, Kejriwal would choose the former.

The AAP leader is presently in Maharashtra to campaign for the party ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

After his resignation as Delhi Chief Minister, Kejriwal and his party have launched scathing attacks on BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate Modi and his “development model” in Gujarat.

Along with party leaders, he even made a tour last week of Gujarat with the stated objective of verifying Chief Minister Modi’s claims.

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  1. T
    Mar 13, 2014 at 1:27 pm
    Another U turn
  2. J
    Jay Singh
    Mar 13, 2014 at 1:18 pm
    We understand, Arvind. Due to your political compulsions, you cannot praise Modi directly. You have no option but to deny what you said. We understand. Its okay. We know how you feel inside now though :))
  3. K
    KnowyourAllah Islam
    Mar 15, 2014 at 9:44 am
    Kejriwal said many things.!!1. He said he will never ever start a political party2. He said he will never ever take a post in politicsAfter starting party3. He swore on his children that he will never take support from Congress or BJP and he will sit in opposition if he didn't get majority in delhi elections.4. He promised he will solve the women security issue in delhi5. He said he wont use the government bangalows 6. He said he never want to become PM.7. He said he will put all the congress corrupted politicians in jail after delhi election.He is a perfect liar..! He talks anything infront of public to get their sympathy..that's it.!
  4. N
    Naved Yar
    Mar 13, 2014 at 2:02 pm
    Would Kejriwal ally with BJP if it promise to support his Jan Lok Pal Bill?
  5. N
    Mar 13, 2014 at 10:53 am
    Kejriwal why should one believe you whether you said it or not. The promises you made to the people of Delhi are already forgotten to you. Now do you remember Sheila Dik?
  6. R
    Mar 13, 2014 at 12:31 pm
    It is preposterous to think that Kejriwal would be threatened by a Gun on his head. India is a democracy and it is for the voter to decide who to vote and elect.
  7. B
    Mar 13, 2014 at 11:17 am
    Who is he to decide??
  8. B
    Mar 13, 2014 at 10:04 am
    Narendra Modi is not just a threat to the minority communities, he is a threat to the Indian Consution.'Dr Ram Puniyani, a professor at the Indian Insute of Technology-Bombay, discusses the BJP's prime ministerial nominee with Rediff's Vicky NanpaThe Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party's latest war of words erupted over Rahul hi's comments in Mumbai, linking the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to the ination of Mahatma hi.While many believe that Nathuram Godse, the man who murdered the Mahatma, was a member of the RSS, the RSS has always vehemently refuted this belief.The plan to inate hi was not chalked out by Godse alone, says Dr Ram Puniyani, a member of the Ekta Committee for Communal Harmony and author of Second ination of hi an interview with Rediff's Vicky Nanpa, Dr Puniyani discusses the ination of Mahatma hi and why Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, poses a threat to the Consution.
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