Prime Minister Narendra Modi has very often been known for contradicting himself. On Friday, November 10, during a rally, Modi had said that ‘Urban Naxals’ were giving the locals weapons and destroying their lives.
“The tribal children should be studying, but instead the Naxals hand them weapons and destroy their lives. Urban Naxals stay in cities and have luxurious lives, their children are well-educated, but they remote control the lives of adivasi (tribal) children and destroy their lives,” Modi said in Bastar.
But contrary to this in May 2010, the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had said that naxals were ‘our own’ people and the government must hold a dialogue with them.
“These (Naxals) are our people. We will have to explain to them that violence cannot be a solution to problems. Dialogue is the best way to solve the Naxal problem,” said Modi at a function in Aligarh.
Soon enough, Twitter imploded with netizens reminding him of his 2010 comment on naxals: