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Modi Lord Vishnu's incarnation: Maharashtra BJP spokesperson

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A Friday described Modi as the "11th incarnation" of Lord Vishnu, prompting ridicule by the Opposition, with the calling it an "insult" to the gods.

"@narendramodi ji is the 11th #Avatar (incarnation) of Lord (sic)," state BJP said on

Talking to a Marathi channel, he said, "The country is fortunate that we have got a god-like "

Attacking Wagh, state said it was an "insult" to the gods.

"This is also an attempt to find lost political ground (by Wagh). I do not think this (comment) needs to be given much importance," he added.

The remark was reflective of the "low level of culture" within the ruling (BJP), Londhe said.

Party (NCP) MLA also took a dig at Wagh.

"Wagh is an engineering graduate from VJTI. There is a need now to check if his certificate (degree) is genuine. This was not expected from him," he told reporters here.

The (VJTI) is an engineering college in Founded in 1887, it is one of the oldest engineering colleges in It was known as the till it adopted its present name on January 26, 1997.

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 21:00 IST