Modi addresses first press conference in five years, takes no questions

JK Bank

Addressing his first press conference in five years Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the country has decided BJP is winning.

“The people of the country have decided that our government will be formed. I hope that the new government will start functioning at the earliest,” Modi said was quoted as saying by India Today.

“It will happen after a long time in the country, our Government will come to power with absolute majority for second consecutive time,” he said.

Amit Shah said the press conference was organised to give the party’s view on the completion of campaigning for the 2019 Lok Sabha election.

Speaking about the campaign Amit Shah said slogans like ‘fir ek baar Modi sarkar’ and ‘main bhi chowkidar’ were not given by the BJP leadership but by the “common BJP volunteers”.

After he ended his remarks, BJP president Amit Shah took questions from the media.

The PM, to the very first question addressed to him, said: “I am a disciplined soldier, party president is everything for me.” NDTV reported.

Amit Shah, to another question, said, “I have answered your question. It is not necessary for the PM to answer every question.”

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