Mamata sends me sweets, says PM

In a non-political interview on Wednesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi revealed that notwithstanding political rivalries West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee used to ship him Bengali candies and his favored ‘Kurta-Pyjama’ from Kolkata.

In an interaction with film superstar Akshay Kumar, the Prime Minister exact a few thrilling anecdotes of his lifestyles pronouncing he has by no means been frightened even as speaking at international fora. Modi said so when Kumar requested him whether he changed into frightened when he first spoke within the United Nations after taking over as Prime Minister.

Pointing out that contrary to the public notion there may be bonhomie among political leaders and they keep correct relations with every other, Modi said Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina used to ship her Bengali chocolates and when Mamataji (West Bengal Chief Minister) got here to understand about it she would also ship him Bengali sweets. The Prime Minister stated TMC chief could additionally send him a fixed of ‘Kurta-Pyjama’ each yr from Kolkata. Detailing some of his habits, he said he is within the addiction of taking tea without sugar at five am after which inside the evening at 6 pm beneath the open sky. “But that isn’t possible in his South Block office,” he stated.

Asked what might he need if he gets the paranormal lamp ‘Aladdin-ka-Chirag’, the Prime Minister said there has been not anything like this exists because the concept has come from outside. Nevertheless, he stated he would want that all the people inside the united states of America be instilled with a belief that difficult-paintings make the whole thing viable. This is what our historic expertise has bequeathed to us, he said.

Relating a thrilling incident wherein he hit out on the `double-confronted` practices of Samajwadis, the Prime Minister said once when he got here out of the Pune Railway station and become on foot down the road, a 3-wheeler became slowly moving by using his face. After a distance, he stopped and asked the ‘Rikshaw wala’ why he became following him. To his marvel, the 3-wheeler driving force quizzed him “Are you a Samajwadi ?” To that Modi requested “ what makes you are saying so ?”

“Sir, all Samajwadis stroll a distance for some time before getting into a rickshaw as they do no longer need public to see that they’re taking to rickshaw comfort”, Modi said and laughed suggesting that there was a gap among the preaching and exercise of Samajwadis in the county.

While answering the actor’s answer, Modi also quipped approximately his wife and columnist Twinkle Khanna’s perspectives saying she takes out her anger towards (me) that could have balanced Kumar’s family existence. “That manner I am doing a favor to you,” stated a smiling Modi. “I preserve tabs on social media to recognize what is occurring within the world. I additionally hold an eye fixed for your and Twinkle Khanna’s Twitter money owed. The manner she vents her anger in opposition to me, your family life should be quite nonviolent.