New Delhi, Sept 24 : Backing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘secularism’ remark made in Dublin yesterday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Thursday alleged that the opposition was indulging in vote bank politics and trying to downgrade Indian culture.
“The opposition, because they want to play vote bank politics, uses this, not as a pride of India, but, they want to use it always in attacking Hindutva and trying to downgrade Indian culture,” Singh told ANI.
Singh said “the opposition can cry on anything, but at the same time, the opposition do need to answer when did India and Indian culture is get so much of recognition? The world is now talking about India as cultural heritage.”
Prime Minister Modi, who was welcomed in Dublin by the voices of Irish children reciting Sanskrit shlokas, took a dig at the opposition back home, saying that if this was done in India, then it would have raised questions about ‘secularism’. (ANI)