‘Big Names Came to Power, But India Did Not Develop’: PM Modi
Hitting out at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, 7 December said people with "big surnames" ruled the country, but India could not prosper despite having the best talent and natural resources.
Addressing the 'Jagran Forum' organised by the Dainik Jagran media group, the prime minister said, "People with big surnames came to power and went, but no solution could be found to problems." He was making an oblique reference to the Nehru-Gandhi family.
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