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Every Day Is a New Day! There's No Default Mode in Modi's Template

The changes in templates are enough to keep even his smartest rivals guessing.

Updated:July 24, 2017, 6:53 PM IST
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Every Day Is a New Day! There's No Default Mode in Modi's Template
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Messiah of the poor. That's the latest sobriquet gaining currency in BJP circles, especially after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes.

As in many cases in the past, the credit for such creativity went to Information and Broadcasting minister Venkaiah Naidu. At different venues during the past one week, Naidu referred to the PM as 'gareebon ka maseeha' who will not go back on the currency ban because he cares for the poor.

From 'Hindu Hriday Samrat' to 'Vikas Purush' to 'Gareebon ka Maseeha.' A close aide of a veteran BJP leader, who has seen Modi rise from from a junior party functionary to the highest executive office in the country, has a crisp take on it: "Narendrabhai mein vichitra kala hai khud ko reinvent karne ki (Narendrabhai has this unique art of reinventing himself)."

He also reminded Power Circuit of what happened at the first BJP parliamentary party meeting. An emotional Modi had said he is pained that in 70 years the poor of the country haven't got clean drinking water, sanitation and basic amenities.

In the first days of demonetisation, it was again an emotional Modi who said he will not withdraw the cash ban even at risk to his life. These changes in templates are enough to keep even his smartest rivals guessing.
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