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How Modi transitioned from being Prime Minister to 'Pradhan Sevak' in 3 yrs

Narendra Modi has cleverly repositioned himself as a man of the masses in the past three years

Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 

“I had not yet become the chief minister of Gujarat. One of the workers came and said Mr Bhatia has come ‘from GAD’. I did not know what it was. What I heard was GOD. So I thought he must be some sant or mahatma. When Mr Bhatia walked in, he did not look like a sant – he was wearing pant-shirt. ‘Sa’ab I look after the general administration or GAD,’ he said. He then asked if I wanted any change in the chief minister’s chamber or anything to be installed. I told him: ‘Look, I’ll be frank with you. I have never been to the chief ...

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First Published: Sat, May 27 2017. 02:00 IST
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