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Congress candidate says ‘Constitution forced on Goa’, PM Modi calls it ‘ploy to break country’

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: A huge political row erupted on Tuesday (April 23) after Congress candidate from South Goa, Viriato Fernandes, said on Monday that then PM Jawaharlal Nehru had said that Goa will decide its own destiny after it was liberated from Portuguese rule, but “this did not happen”, and the Indian Constitution was “forced” on the state. Prime Minister Narendra Modi lashed out at the grand old party over the remarks and said that it was the “ploy to break the country”.

PM Modi slams Congress candidate’s remark
Speaking at an election rally in Chhattisgarh’s Sakti district, the Prime Minister said that the grand old party has been indulging in appeasement since day one after independence as since a “huge part of the country” has rejected Congress, therefore the party “wants to create such small islands”.

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