WATCH: This is what Narendra Modi said when asked to join Congress, old video goes viral

In the old video, Narendra Modi is in conversation with Congress leader Jairam Ramesh.

By: Trends Desk | Published:January 10, 2017 7:20 pm
Old video of Narendra Modi goes viral Old video of Narendra Modi goes viral

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is busy in Gujarat launching events and spending time with his mother, an old video of his has gone viral on social media. The video is from the time when Modi was Bhartiya Janata Party’s general secretary from 1998 to 2001 and was deep into Gujarat’s politics.

In the video, Modi is in conversation with Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and journalist Vir Sanghvi. While talking about the Congress’ strategy at the time, the now PM said, “I think the Congress is being honest when it says that it will not try to topple the government because the immediate goal and strategy of the Congress is to finish the Third Front and win back their voters to the Congress and till that is not accomplished, they will not turn on us.”

It was then that Ramesh asks him if he’d like to joing Congress. “Mr Modi, if you’d like to leave the BJP, then there’s a vacancy for you in the Congress,” he says. Modi response if the reason people are sharing the video.

“You’ll face lots of problems, I am from Sangh parivar. The way you are dividing, perhaps you will have to answer this,” he says.

Watch video:

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  1. K
    KS Mehta
    Jan 11, 2017 at 2:35 am
    Kathmulla this is Hindu country we have rt to talk about she Ram and Ram mandir
    1. O
      Jan 11, 2017 at 1:15 pm
      Is prakar se 'Invite' kroge to dikkat ho jaegi..he is using term invite
      1. S
        Jan 10, 2017 at 4:40 pm
        The fact is that Congress is dividing people on the basis of religion and caste. They as modiji says are dividing people on these lines.
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          ashutosh kumar
          Jan 10, 2017 at 6:27 pm
          It's not 'the way you are dividing'. It is the way you are inviting.
          1. j
            Jan 11, 2017 at 2:51 am
            Perfect answer
            1. M
              Mahender Goriganti
              Jan 11, 2017 at 2:25 am
              Well said, eloquent short and sweet.saying shut up!!.
              1. N
                Nadeem Ansari
                Jan 10, 2017 at 5:15 pm
                A party who has ram mandir in its manifesto is purely commumal..and biased towards one community.
                1. G
                  Jan 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm
                  Congress Party is a very divisive, communal and sinister party. while claiming to be secular. They have always engineered communal riots all over Indian in the past 60 years to get rid of local chief ministers under Indira, Rajiv and Sonia, so they can control the government and place the dynasty on top.
                  1. I
                    Indrani Chakravarti
                    Jan 11, 2017 at 8:04 am
                    जैसे को तैसा मिला
                    1. S
                      S.K. Express
                      Jan 10, 2017 at 10:26 pm
                      The worst thing is that the text books and the servile media (including this newspaper) paint a totally opposite picture.
                      1. S
                        Jan 10, 2017 at 5:59 pm
                        It but natural, beeing in Mecca, think of having Kaba; we hindus aspire to reconstruct same Ram Temple once distro by Moghuls. How can it be a communal .
                        1. S
                          Jan 11, 2017 at 5:19 pm
                          Sir downvote dekho kisne kiya hai.
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