BJP Wednesday sought to derive a sense of achievement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs Tuesday remarks where he had urged secular forces to unite against BJPs prime ministerial candidate. The saffron party described it as a reflection of admission of Narendra Modis challenge before the ruling party.
The Prime Minister is adopting a defensive posture. He can sense the challenge from Modi. He is apprehensive, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said addressing a function at the party headquarters here.
In the backdrop of the Cabinet withdrawing the ordinance and the Bill on convicted lawmakers,Jaitley stressed that the entire episode has only established the leadership deficit in the government. The PM should be a natural leader of his party, he said.