- Shatrughan Sinha’s clarification on tweet praising PM
- Comments should be taken as humour: Shatrughan Sinha
- I am neither leaving Congress nor joining BJP: Shatrughan Sinha
On the tweet praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi Shatrughan Sinha He clarified. He said that the comment should be taken as humour. He has no desire to switch from Congress to BJP.
‘Praising Modi as a humour’
Patna Sahib MP from BJP and now Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha tweeted in support of PM Modi two days ago. It was inferred that Bihari Babu In the mood for ‘homecoming’. However, he vehemently denied it and said that he had made ‘the remarks’ as a ‘humor’. He has no desire to change the party. In a tweet made in Hindi on Sunday, he had said that
1. sad with your sorrows,
2. sad at the sorrow of others,
3. unhappy with the happiness of others,
4. Unhappy with Modi without talking!
‘I am not leaving Congress’
Bihari Babu’s tweet was being speculated that he is angry with the Congress and is looking for a way for himself in the BJP. But he dismissed the speculations. He said that ‘it was a Sunday comedy for fun. Every Sunday I tweet something for entertainment and no political meaning should be taken from them. Talking to news agency PTI, the actor-politician said over phone from Mumbai that ‘neither I have any feeling nor desire to leave the Congress and rejoin the BJP.’
Used to comment on Modi and Shah
Shatrughan Sinha, who served as a Union minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, had quit the BJP during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and joined the Congress. He lost the election from Patna Sahib on Congress ticket, whereas before that in 2014 he was elected MP on BJP ticket. Before leaving the BJP, Shatrughan Sinha had made many indirect remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. In which he often used to say that BJP has become ‘One Man Party and Two Man Army’.
‘Stay on disagreement with BJP leadership’
Shatrughan Sinha was not seen in any significant role in the Congress after he himself was defeated in the Lok Sabha elections and the son lost in the Bihar Assembly elections. His recent remarks on Modi are being seen in political circles as an attempt to reach out to his old party. Shatrughan Sinha says that ‘he has left BJP but many people in BJP are his good friends’. He said that ‘I had left the BJP after disagreeing with the leadership on some issues like demonetisation and implementation of GST and am still sticking to it’.
‘Congress may come back to power’
Regarding the future of the Congress party, Shatrughan Sinha said that ‘we should not look at the old party on the basis of less number of MPs in the last two parliamentary elections. Congress may come back to power. It should not be forgotten that BJP was also a party of two MPs at a time.