Narendra Modi is BJP's candidate for PM: Who said what

New Delhi Narendra Modi has been chosen as the BJP's candidate for Prime Minister in 2014. Party president Rajnath Singh sat next to Mr Modi as he made the announcement on Friday evening, after a meeting of the BJP's top decision makers.
Following are the reactions:

  • The BJP has a tradition of declaring its candidate for PM... the BJP's parliamentary party board has decided that Mr Narendra Modi will be our prime ministerial candidate in 2014.
    Rajnath Singh, BJP President 13/09/13
  • Modi instills confidence among investors. He will be able to take the country out of the crisis we are in. He is a decisive man... The total mood of the country is for change and I think BJP has made a good decision.
    Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister 13/09/13
  • Congratulate Rajnath Singh for a historic decision. It's time to celebrate with fireworks.
    Rajiv Pratap Rudy, BJP Spokesperson 13/09/13
  • The leadership of Shri Narendra Modi shall take India to great heights which this nation and our citizens deserve.
    Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister 13/09/13
  • The Karnataka Janata Party will meet on the 18th and take an important decision. We will be happy to support him.
    BS Yeddyurappa, former BJP leader 13/09/13
  • Modi instills confidence among investors. He will be able to take the country out of the crisis we are in. He is a decisive man... The total mood of the country is for change and I think BJP has made a good decision.
    Sukhbir Singh Badal, Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister 13/09/13
  • I am happy with the Parliamentary Board's decision. No one is upset with the decision.
    Sushma Swaraj, senior BJP leader 13/09/13
Story First Published: September 13, 2013 19:54 IST

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