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‘Chowkidar’ is pure, will become PM for sure: Rajnath

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh addressing the press conference in Srinagar on Monday Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi 05-09-2016

Moradabad: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh denounced Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s persistent ‘chowkidar chor hai’ jibe against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and coined a rhyming slogan in his defence.

While addressing a rally here, Singh said that the Prime Minister is not a “chor” (thief) but “pure and that he is the only “cure” for the country.


Addressing a gathering here, he said, “Main kehna chahta hoon chowkidaar chor nahi hai, balki hamara chowkidaar pure hai. Agli baar uska PM banna sure hai, aur yahi Bharat ki samasyaon ka cure hai.” (I want to say that our ‘chowkidaar’ is not a thief but is an honest man. He will be the PM for the next time for sure and that is the cure for all problems in India.)

Singh’s remark comes after Rahul Gandhi on Monday continued his “chowkidar chor hai” barb, in a veiled reference to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his party would not sit idle until a government based on Congress ideology is formed in Uttar Pradesh.

Attacking the Prime Minister, Rahul alleged: “The country’s ‘chowkidar’ looted the people of Uttar Pradesh, the Air Force and others in the country. Chowkidar chor hai!”