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Modi hiring PR firms to boost his image, alleges Digvijay

Modi hiring PR firms to boost his image, alleges Digvijay
Attacking Gujarat CM Narendra Modi for his ‘false claims’ about development of the state, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday accused him of hiring public relations companies to boost his image and to spread wrong facts about the state.

Accusing Modi of spending huge amounts on his publicity, Singh said, ‘Today's world is of media and public relations. Narendra Modi has given 300 million dollars to a PR agency...He has made wrong claims related to development of Gujarat but keeps saying that it is the best state.’

Singh also said that Gujarat, unlike the claims made by Modi, has the lowest Human Development Index (HDI) in the country and is ridden with enormous debts.

Singh comments came during an address at the national convention of NGO Anhad on the topic of ‘India's Descent into Fascism. How to stop it?’

Taking a jibe at Modi, Singh said, ‘I congratulate those who named Modi as 'Feku' (bragger). I am surprised how much he boasts about himself. Unlike his claims, it is Maharashtra which attracted the highest FDI and not Gujarat. The per capita income of people in Gujarat is not the highest and it does not attract any investment in agriculture.’
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