Hindutva forces will form the next government: Singhal

Modi may be catalyst as he enjoys the same popularity as country's 1st PM Jawaharlal Nehru: Singhal

Written by PTI | Kolkata | Published:March 6, 2013 7:39 pm

The next government at the center will be formed on the strength of the Hindutava forces and BJP leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi could be a ‘catalyst’ in it,VHP president Ashok Singhal said today.

“The government after 2014 elections will be formed with the support of Hindutva forces. Narendra Modi may be a catalyst,” Singhal told reporters here.

When asked whom would he prefer as BJP’s prime ministerial candidate – Modi or Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj,the VHP leader said: “It is for BJP to decide. I cannot comment on it. It (BJP) will have to choose an able person who will take the Hindu society forward.”

Singhal had during a programme in Allahabad last month said Modi enjoyed the same popularity as the country’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

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