Amartya Sen votes for secular prime minister
Kolkata, April 30: Iterating that he failed to contemplate Narendra Modi as an honest prime ministerial candidate, Nobelist Amartya sen Wednesday aforesaid he most popular a primary minister who was “more secular” and not thought-about a threat by the minority communities.
Sen solid his vote Wednesday at Bolpur in West Bengal’s Birbhum district, for the primary time since the 2001 assembly polls.
“My reaction on Modi is documented, i do not assume he’s an honest prime ministerial candidate. clearly he’s common among some sections, notably within the profession. however that doesn’t mean he’s my favorite candidate, so he’s not,” sen told reporters when exercise his franchise at a booth on Vishwa Bharati University field.
“So, i’ll like somebody who is a lot of lay and the minority communities like the Muslims or the Christians don’t feel vulnerable by him. so has got to be one characteristic of a frontrunner,” said Sen, who has powerfully opposed Modi and questioned his lay credentials.