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Ready to accept Sonia as PM: Sharad Pawar

September 26, 2004 17:44 IST

The Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said that he was ready to accept Congress chief Sonia Gandhi as the prime minister of the country.

The NCP chief said that UPA had no objection in Gandhi taking over the prime minsitership. "We were all ready for her leadership as prime minister."

She had no greed for power and she sacrificed for the nation by appointing Manmohan Singh as the prime minister, he said.

Blaming the previous National Democratic Alliance government for the problems which Maharashtra was facing, he said NDA did not bother to give any assistance to solve problems like malnutrition, farmers' plight and unemployment.

It was only after the UPA government came to office that the prime minister gave Rs 500 crore plus aid in the form of foodgrains, Pawar added.

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Sub: super pm sonia

Indian politicians are 100% unprincipled and 100% cheap stuff.

Posted by ratnam

Sub: ''It's all pre Election tactics...''

It's Election time for Powar so he has to find some reason's to defend his party's poor governance.It's the time to get back to some ...

Posted by sunilgiri

Sub: Ready to accept Sonia as PM - Pawar

Dear Readers, After reading this report, I am not sure, why Pawar is doing in NCP. If it was acceptable to him, was it just ...

Posted by P T Suresh

Sub: Pawars Comments

Why was the NCP born, coz they opposed Sonia's Foreign Origin and she occupying the post of Party President. Now the same Pawar is okay ...

Posted by Rajesh

Sub: r u absolutely sure, Sharad ?

There are seven days in a week, and each daybreak brings a new message from you for the people of Bharat Varsh. And each of ...

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