SHILLONG: Stirring yet another controversy, Governor Satya Pal Malik of Meghalaya claimed that when he went to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the farmers' situation recently, he ended up fighting with the PM.
In a video, which has gone viral on Monday, Malik is heard saying that PM Modi had questioned 'did they die for me?'. Addressing reporters in Haryana's Charkhi Dadri, Malik is further heard saying that Home Minister Amit Shah termed the PM 'mad'.
Mr Malik said the PM was arrogant when he speaking at a social occasion in Dadri, Haryana, on Sunday.
Satya Pal Malik claimed that PM Modi had arrogantly dismissed the news of 500 farmers' deaths in protests when he raised the issue.
The Meghalaya Governor has been slamming the administration and the BJP leadership, particularly on the farmers' issue.
Congress MP Mallikarjun Kharge condemned the contempt with which constitutional authorities were speaking about each other. Furthermore, he tagged the Prime Minister asking 'Is it true?'. Congress's official Twitter handle also highlighted 'vanity', 'cruelty', and 'insensitivity' from Malik's speech, stating that these words describing PM Modi were a matter of concern for democracy.
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