PUDUCHERRY: Prime Minister
on Thursday took a jibe at
for questioning the Centre for not having an exclusive ministry for fishermen.
Modi, who was speaking at a public meeting in
, said Congress leaders would win gold, silver and bronze medals for telling lies. Modi said while the colonial rulers’ policy was to divide and rule the Congress’s policy is to divide, lie and rule.
Modi said the present NDA government set up the fisheries ministry in 2019. He said the government increased the ministry’s budget by 80% this year.
Rahul, while interacting with fisherfolks during his recent visit to Puducherry, had said he would press for a separate ministry for fishermen.