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Modi must admit that Bihar debacle is his personal defeat : Veerappa Moily

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Nov 10, 2015:  Former union minister  M Veerappa Moily has said that Prime Minister must admit that the defeat  of the BJP in Bihar assembly elections was his personal defeat.



Speaking to reporters here on November 9, Monday, he said  the Bihar defeat is a lesson for Modi who, he alleged had ignored seniors  on all issues. Expressing his concern over the rising intolerance in the nation, Moily said BJP’s defeat in the Bihar assembly elections  is a defeat of those people who were trying to  curb freedom of expression. He accused BJP Chief Amit Shah of trying to polarise people for political gains.

On the controversial Yettinahole Project, Moily who is blamed for being responsible for giving a go ahead to the project, claimed that he had no personal interest in the project. He also claimed that  it was not him  that senior Congress leader B Janardhana Poojary had referred to while blaming that two leaders from the district were responsible for  implementing the project.

Referring to the controversy over Tipu Jayanthi celebrations, he said opposition to celebrations are baseless and no one can twist history which states that Tipu had fought for India’s freedom.