PATNA: In a severe attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Ram Jethmalani, former Law Minister in the Vajpayee government, today accused him of “cheating” the people for which he should be “punished”.
“Modi has cheated the people. He must suffer a defeat (in the Bihar polls). He must be punished,” he said, adding, “If I had a vote, I would today vote for Nitish Kumar because I want Modi to suffer a defeat”.
“Bihar should be the starting point…Defeat them (BJP).. They have made Ram Jethmalani a fool but the people will not be fooled in Bihar,” Jethmalani, an Independent Rajya Sabha MP, told reporters here.
Jethmalani was expelled from BJP in 2013 for six years for having publicly rebelled against then party president Nitin Gadkari.
“Today I have come here to do ‘penance’ for what I did by promoting Narendra Modi as the leader of the country (before the Lok Sabha polls). I thou .
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