Thane : Claiming that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was not capable of leading the country, senior NCP leader Ajit Pawar on Monday night said each and every Lok Sabha seat was important for his party and Congress so that Rahul Gandhi “could become the Prime Minister”.
BJP divided the country on the religious and communal lines and its rule would lead to anarchy, the Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister alleged. “The minorities would get a raw deal if BJP came to power,” he claimed.
Taking a swipe at BJP’s ally Shiv Sena, Pawar said that several leaders had left the party since Uddhav Thackeray took over its reins. A senior leader like Manohar Joshi was humiliated by the Sena leadership, Pawar said while claiming that several Shiv Sena leaders are in the mood to leave the party.
He further claimed that “a senior Shiv Sena leader from Thane” had approached Congress-NCP.
In BJP, veterans like L K Advani and Jaswant Singh had got similar treatment, he added.
Interestingly, NCP candidate from Kalyan, Paranjpe, was not present. PTI