In this web preview, one of India's best-known politicians, Shashi Tharoor, takes aim at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on several controversies, including the recent lynching of a Muslim man for allegedly consuming beef.
"I believe the Prime Minister, through his silence, has condoned some outrageous statements and ideas by his ministers…," Tharoor tells Hasan. "I believe that he, while he himself has so far not said the wrong thing, his silence, too, is tantamount to not saying the right thing and that’s something [for which] as a Prime Minister, he can be held accountable."
Tharoor also says he would not accept a position in the BJP-led government, if such a position was offered to him by the prime minister. "Well, he wouldn't and I wouldn't accept."
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Source: Al Jazeera