Last Update: March 09, 2023, 18:44 IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said all parties contesting elections in the Northeast should understand that they will ultimately have to support the BJP.
Talking to reporters here, Sarma also said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi He is the “biggest leader” of the country, and everyone in the region favors him.
When asked about JDU and NCP’s support to NDPP-BJP in Nagaland, he said, “Before entering the Northeast, all parties should understand that water will flow into the sea. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the tallest leader, every Somebody supports them.” him,” said the NEDA convenor.
Sarma, however, declined to comment when asked whether the development in Nagaland indicated the return of JD(U) supremo and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to the BJP-led NDA.
“I haven’t done much research on him. But with Nitish Kumar you can’t guarantee anything,” quipped the BJP leader.
Hitting out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s recent visit to the UK, in which he made a series of statements that gave goosebumps to some, Sarma claimed he did so because “no one listens to him in India”. “.
“Rahul Gandhi knows that no one in India will listen to him. So, he gathered a group of anti-India people in London and spoke in front of them.
The Assam CM said, “For the first time, Gandhi showed some intelligence by giving a speech outside India. We have to give credit to him.”
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