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Can Sonia sing 'Vande Mataram'?

April 10, 2004 10:04 IST

Describing the Congress party as a burden on the nation, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday continued his attack on its president Sonia Gandhi's foreign origins.

"The nation today is yearning for an experienced and visionary prime minister who can help India gain prestige in the world," he said and asked if Gandhi was capable of providing such leadership.

Modi was addressing an election rally in Vyara in the Mandvi Lok Sabha constituency in Gujarat.

Taking a dig at Gandhi's knowledge of Hindi, Modi said: "I have challenged her to sing 'Vande Mataram' without reading it out from a piece paper." He then added that even a Class III student of Vyara would have the lines by heart.

"Can we have a prime minister who cannot sing 'Vande Mataram?" Modi asked.

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Sub: Comments on Narendra Modis Statement.

Yes i think so who can not speak Vande Mataram she is not been having the authority to do anything in the parlement. Parlement is ...

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Can we have CM who doesn't murder innocent kinds and women...?

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I don't think that the capability of singing the vande-mataram should be a decider for holding the position of The Prime Minister. In the past ...

Posted by Arundhati Mishra

Sub: Jana Gana Mana

Dear Mr. Modi, FIrst of all ,,, Even Nathu Ram Godse Sang Vande Mataram, Above all Jana gana Mana is our National Anthem, If she ...

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Sub: Can Sonia sing Vande Mataram ?

The way Modi reacting on 'Can Sonia sing Vande Mataram' is ridicule. I can bet on even our political leaders cannot sing the song. We ...

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