Oppn hails scientists but tells PM to see ground issues

first_imgNew Delhi: Opposition leaders on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing politics over scientists’ achievements while some parties complained to the Election Commission alleging violation of the model code. Taking a swipe at Modi, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said on Twitter, “Well done DRDO, extremely proud of your work. I would also like to wish the PM a very happy World Theatre Day.”West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that Modi’s announcement was “limitless drama and publicity mongering”, amounting to “gross violation” of the model code of conduct. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c detailsSamajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav said Modi got himself an hour of free TV and diverted nation’s attention away from issues on the ground. “Today Narendra Modi got himself an hour of free TV and divert(ed) nation’s attention away from issues on ground Unemployment Rural crisis and womens security by pointing at the sky,” he tweeted. BSP supremo Mayawati accused Modi of playing politics over India’s anti-satellite missile capability.last_img

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