Let us see, says Kejriwal on contesting LS poll against Narendra Modi

Kejriwal is on a four-day tour of Gujarat to verify development claims of the Modi government.

Becharaji | Updated: March 5, 2014 2:53 pm
Kejriwal may contest elections against Modi, if he stands from anywhere outside Gujarat. Kejriwal may contest elections against Modi, if he stands from anywhere outside Gujarat.

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday did not rule out his election face-off with BJP’s prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi, saying “let us see.”

Replying to a question if he will contest against Modi, Kejriwal said, “Let us see,” and added that to fight an election or not to fight it is not the main issue.  His party has earlier said that Kejriwal may contest elections against Modi, if he stands from anywhere outside Gujarat.

There are speculations that Modi might fight elections from one seat in Uttar Pradesh and one in Gujarat. However, BJP has maintained that it has not decided on the issue yet.

In reply to a question on former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit being made Governor of Kerala, Kejriwal alleged that it was an attempt to shield her from ongoing investigation where he, as the chief minister of Delhi, had filed an FIR against her for scam during Commonwealth Games.

Kejriwal also charged BJP with having double standard on the issue of dharna by Madhya Pradesh Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. “This is their double standard,” he said on a question of BJP accusing him of being anarchist when as a chief minister he sat on dharna even as their CM Chouhan is planning to stage a sit-in with his entire Cabinet.

Chouhan on Tuesday said that in view of the apathetic attitude of the Centre towards farmers, the entire Cabinet will stage a sit-in in Bhopal tomorrow during a day-long bandh call given by the BJP. Kejriwal is on a four-day tour of Gujarat to verify development claims of the Modi government.

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    Komal Tanwar
    Mar 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm
    Congress's vice president Rahul's youth thinking and congress achievement will be taken positive approach in upcoming election.
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      Komal Tanwar
      Mar 5, 2014 at 12:21 pm
      Modi Ji, Gujarat does not even have enough toilets for people: around 40% of people still defecate openly. And then you talk of development? First build toilets, and then talk about river fronts and bus terminals!!
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        Komal Tanwar
        Mar 5, 2014 at 12:21 pm
        Modi Ji, When last time BJP was ruling they said India is shining but it was shrinking. Thanks to Manmohan who did a fabulous Job which was accepted by world wide people except BJP. Now modi talks of vibrant Gujarath but the-statistic and the actual reality shows one more liar started talking non sense. For information Gujarath was developed when K.patel and chimen baipatel Period.
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          Komal Tanwar
          Mar 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm
          Narendra Modi Ji, 2009-10 to 2012-13, during UPA it was Rs 56,251 crore This means an increase of 480%. during 2001-02 to 2003-04 (NDA period) the expenditure on Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was Rs 9,682 crore.
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            Komal Tanwar
            Mar 5, 2014 at 12:21 pm
            Narendra Modi Ji, Gujarat people can you tell me how much freedom there is to express ones opinion here ? Do you see any posters of any opposition party ?No it is not because people support Modi, it is because people are afraid to speak out in public.
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              Komal Tanwar
              Mar 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm
              Narendra Modi Ji, One has to let go and give the reigns to new generation people. When you have people like Advani in the party you don't need congress to beat you. This is the same guy who lost heavily in 2009 and still wants to be the face of the party.
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                Komal Tanwar
                Mar 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm
                Narendra Modi Ji, Only Adani's ets have developed since Modi came in blind followers please open your eyes. The truth of Gujarat development will soon come out.
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                  Komal Tanwar
                  Mar 5, 2014 at 12:20 pm
                  Narendra Modi Ji, Politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politician. Country's people will again vote for congress. congress Government is too big and too important to be left to the politicians.
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                    Komal Tanwar
                    Mar 5, 2014 at 12:21 pm
                    What i think is BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi should stop targeting the opposition. We know that congress has been working since independence for the nation. I sincerely feel that Kejriwal and Modi, both are threat to the nation.
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                      Avimanyu
                      Mar 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm
                      He is not telling that, "I will contest" that means he is afraid of contesting against Mr. Modi. "Nautanki."
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                        Sukriti Gupta
                        Mar 5, 2014 at 11:42 am
                        Mr Kejriwal is trying hard to stay alive in the headlines somehow. It will be interesting to see whether he will have the nerve to take his decision (if at all he takes one) of contesting against Mr Modi to its logical conclusion. I will be most interested. But his track record is so disappointing that I have very little hope.
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