Chidambaram hits back at Modi, says Gujarat CM has staged ‘fake encounter’ with facts

I am sure he will stage more fake encounters with facts and entertain people: Chidambaram

Sivaganga (tn) | Published:February 10, 2014 1:11 am
Chidambaram hit back at Narendra Modi for his "recount" dig at him. (PTI Photo) Chidambaram hit back at Narendra Modi for his “recount” dig at him. (PTI Photo)

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday hit back at Narendra Modi for his “recount” dig at him, saying the Gujarat Chief Minister has once again staged a “fake encounter” with facts on the issue and that there was never a recount in the 2009 Lok Sabha election in his constituency.

In a statement here, he said Modi has once again staged a “fake encounter” with facts at his public meeting near Chennai last night when he referred to him as “recount minister”.

“The fact is that in the 2009 election from Sivaganga Parliamentary constituency the votes were counted only once. There was no recount. In fact, the complaint of the defeated candidate is that his belated request for recount was rejected the Returning Office.

“Everybody (except Mr Modi) knows this fact. I am sure he will stage more fake encounters with facts and entertain people,” Chidambaram said.

His repeated reference to “fake encounter” is an apparent taunt at the various alleged fake encounters in Gujarat in Modi’s tenure to eliminate suspected terrorists and the controversies that stemmed from there.

The minister plans to issue a detailed statement tomorrow with facts and figures on Modi’s criticism about him on the handling of the economy and the current situation.

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    Samanya Admi
    Feb 9, 2014 at 11:28 pm
    This is an irresponsible statement by a minister that questions the decision and wisdom of the Supreme Court. This reflects the sorry state of affairs of the government and polity today.One people, one nation and one India.Save Dharma, Prakriti (Nature) and Sanskriti (Culture) to save one-self and the nation. "Dharmo Rakshati Rakaha"Nation First! Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan and Jai Hind.
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      Samanya Admi
      Feb 9, 2014 at 11:28 pm
      This is an irresponsible statement by a minister that questions the decision and wisdom of the Supreme Court. This reflects the sorry state of affairs of the government and polity today.One people, one nation and one India.Save Dharma, Prakriti (Nature) and Sanskriti (Culture) to save one-self and the nation. "Dharmo Rakshati Rakaha"Nation First! Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan, Jai Vigyan and Jai Hind.
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        ahmed
        Feb 9, 2014 at 8:05 pm
        fake encounters. keeping corrupt minsiters, minister going to jail for communal riots, using ATS and entire police dpt to snoop into lover's private life, fake promise of building lakhs of home for the poor, fake growh propaa. FEKU
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          ahmed
          Feb 9, 2014 at 8:05 pm
          fake encounters. keeping corrupt minsiters, minister going to jail for communal riots, using ATS and entire police dpt to snoop into lover's private life, fake promise of building lakhs of home for the poor, fake growh propaa. FEKU
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            Ananda Murti
            Feb 9, 2014 at 1:26 pm
            Mr. Chidambaram's statementtrying to connect Modi with encounters in Gujarat now under investigation ishighly objectionable. He has tried to drag Mr. Modi into the criminal case withociation of words and sounds. Notwithstanding his contrivance of adding thewords “öf facts” after “fake encounter”, his aim is clearly to accuse Mr.Modiof criminal involvement in Gujarat encounters. This reminds me of how the nobleDronacharya was killed by Pandavas by making Yudhishtira utter an outrageouslie by pronouncing "Äsvathama hatah–kunjarah." Mr. Chidambaramtried his own version of the great lie of Mahabharata. The congress party istaking lessons from bad part of Mahabharata. When it encounters somebody who isinvincible in direct warfare of democracy, it calls him dog first and then tryto shoot him from behind.
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              Ananda Murti
              Feb 9, 2014 at 1:26 pm
              Mr. Chidambaram's statementtrying to connect Modi with encounters in Gujarat now under investigation ishighly objectionable. He has tried to drag Mr. Modi into the criminal case withociation of words and sounds. Notwithstanding his contrivance of adding thewords “öf facts” after “fake encounter”, his aim is clearly to accuse Mr.Modiof criminal involvement in Gujarat encounters. This reminds me of how the nobleDronacharya was killed by Pandavas by making Yudhishtira utter an outrageouslie by pronouncing "Äsvathama hatah–kunjarah." Mr. Chidambaramtried his own version of the great lie of Mahabharata. The congress party istaking lessons from bad part of Mahabharata. When it encounters somebody who isinvincible in direct warfare of democracy, it calls him dog first and then tryto shoot him from behind.
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                Adi
                Feb 9, 2014 at 6:05 pm
                Start counting your sins and repenting honorable minister. Already an old man, why do you want to torment yourself in your old age.
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                  Adi
                  Feb 9, 2014 at 6:05 pm
                  Start counting your sins and repenting honorable minister. Already an old man, why do you want to torment yourself in your old age.
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