Advani calls Manmohan Singh
(Chhattisgarh), Nov 11 (IANS) Manmohan Singh is the country's
weakest prime minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader
L.K. Advani said at an election rally here Tuesday.
Singh is the weakest ever prime minister. He is prime minister
but has no powers of prime minister because (Congress president)
Sonia Gandhi dominates the government and its decisions,"
Advani said while addressing a large gathering at the Lal
Bagh grounds in Jagdalpur, the headquarters of Bastar district.
who is the BJP's prime ministerial candidate and the opposition
leader in the Lok Sabha, was on a day-long trip to BJP-ruled
Chhattisgarh that goes to polls Nov 14 and Nov 20 to elect
a new 90-member state assembly.
mocked the Congress, which rules the coalition at the centre,
for not announcing its chief ministerial candidate for states
that are going to polls in November-December.
you seen a cricket team saying it will decide the name of
its captain after the match is over? The same is the case
with the Congress," Advani said, referring to the Congress'
announcement that it will decide the chief ministerial candidate
after the polls.
have neither declared their prime ministerial candidate for
the upcoming general polls nor the chief ministerial candidates
for the states going to polls," the BJP veteran said.
the BJP has the guts to declare its prime ministerial and
chief ministerial candidates before going to polls,"
said his party had already made clear that Chief Minister
Raman Singh would continue in his post if the BJP retained
power in Chhattisgarh.