Shatru shoots Akshay for PM interview, calls it BJP propaganda...Shotgun's explosive interview tears into Modi, Shah...WATCH full interview...VIDEO

Patna,  Apr 24: Shatrughan Sinha in his characteristic style mocked Akshay Kumar for his interview of PM Narendra Modi. Calling Akshay a " Achha Kalakar (Good Actor)", veteran Bollywood actor-turned politician, termed the interview as "propaganda for PM". Tearing into PM, Shotgun said that Modi is only head of a country who avoids press conferences and gives interviews to "selected mediapersons who tow his line". Shatrughan opened his heart and in a no holds barred interview at News24 conclave 'Bihar Manthan'.      

FULL INTERVIEW OF SHATRUGHAN SINHA

Showing his large heart, he said " Jeet Congress Ki, Haar Meri ( If I win credit will go to Congress, If I lose, I will be responsible) ", resulting in claps from the audience.A BJP loyalist for long, Shatrughan had recently joined Congress. Known for his blunt speak, Shatrughan said he was sidelined by BJP for his open criticism of GST and notebandi. Attacking Modi and Amit Shah, he alleged that the party is now " One Man Army, Two Man Show" which has insulted veterans like LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Yashwant Sinha. " I realised this in time, so decided to leave the party before it happened to me," added Shatrughan.    "I was not made minister, but an education minister was made without checking education of the candidate," said Shatru taking a jibe at Modi-Shah duo for appointing Smriti Irani as HRD minsiter.Well, he reminded the Congress candidate in Lucknow that he will continue to campaign for wife Poonam Sinha as "patni dharm" is important for him.

MAJOR POINTS OF SHATRUGHAN SINHA INTERVIEW

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#BiharManthan: No special qualifications are needed for being PM: Shatrugan Sinha#BiharManthan: Propaganda by people like me, marketing was key to Modi's success: Shatrugan Sinha#BiharManthan: I can also be PM: Shatrugan Sinha#BiharManthan: There had to be a reason for me becoming 'bewafa' with BJP. My bluntness scared BJP and was not being invited at meetings, campaigns: Shatrugan Sinha#BiharManthan: I will again campaign for my wife. I will not back out from 'patni dharm': Shatrugan Sinha

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