Senior Congress leader and former union minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The veteran Congress leader who is a critic Congress leadership has said that he is proud of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“I like a lot of things about many leaders. I’m from a village and am proud of that… I’m also proud that leaders like our Prime Minister, who used to sell tea, also come from villages. We may be rivals but I appreciate he doesn’t hide his true self,” said Ghulam Nabi Azad while addressing members of the Gujjar community at an event in Jammu.
#WATCH I like lot of things about many leaders. I'm from village & feel proud… Even our PM hails from village & used to sell tea. We're political rivals but I appreciate that he doesn't hide his true self. Those who do, are living in bubble: Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad in Jammu pic.twitter.com/8KKIYOwzZB
— ANI (@ANI) February 28, 2021
“Those who do… are living in a bubble. A man should be proud (of who he is and where he comes from). I have travelled the world and stayed in 5-star hotels, in 7-star hotels… but when I sit with people from my village… there is a fragrance that makes it special,” he added.
Earlier while giving a farewell to Azad from Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister has gone emotional. Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke down several times during his 13-minute speech.