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Cong seeks explanation from Thomas over praising Modi

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

The in today sought an explanation from K V Thomas, MP, on his reported remarks lavishing praise on Prime

led a government which was "anti-people and backed attacks and cruelties," KPCC M M Hassan said in a statement and asked to make it clear if he had expressed views praising the Prime

Addressing a function of the Management Association at Kochi yesterday, had reportedly stated he was comfortable with the Prime Minister, who was an able administrator and could convince others about his decisions.

However, today said he was misquoted by the media and that he had not praised as a good administrator.

"He (Modi) is not a good administrator," the former union said in a statement.

"What I said was...many of his (Modi's) administrative decisions like demonetisation, GST have gone wrong but he was able to manage (the situations) with his management skills," Thomas said.

in the state assembly Ramesh Chennithala also said he had spoken to Thomas about the media reports.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 18:30 IST