On New Year’s Day, PM Narendra Modi participated in an interview with a leading media house and he spoke on all current issues plaguing India in the interview.
He spoke about demonetization and how it was not a shock or a sudden announcement. He also spoke about 2018 being a good year despite everything.
However a lot of people found the interview ridiculous and felt that the interview was not two sided. Instead, it was a monologue by Modi speaking about himself.
Soon after, the #Modi2019Interview began trending on Twitter, where several people have trolled him. Check it out:
Questions have become a bit better but answers are the same old Mann ki Baat.
Script writer needs to write better stories. And the interviewer needs to be trained to ask counter questions. #Modi2019Interview
— Dhruv Rathee (@dhruv_rathee) January 1, 2019
Has any one counted exactly how many times the word 'मैं' occurs in this historic #Modi2019Interview ?
— Mrinal Pande (@MrinalPande1) January 1, 2019
The headlines of @narendramodi interviews are Ram temple, surgical strikes, stalling by Congress. Alas, at the end of a tenure that promised a 'New India' no narrative-changing future-oriented public policy is worthy of showcasing.And there's still no open pc. #Modi2019Interview
— Sagarika Ghose (@sagarikaghose) January 1, 2019
#Modi2019Interview, My Take:
>Carefully crafted exercise in image management
>Net practice for PM @narendramodi, against an opposition that’s getting better with its attack
>Opposition might rejoice putting Modi on the defensive, but make no mistake, he played some good strokes https://t.co/JfGKH8QzK6
— Rajesh Mahapatra | ରାଜେଶ ମହାପାତ୍ର (@rajeshmahapatra) January 1, 2019
— James Wilson (@jamewils) January 1, 2019
Have been watching the interview for the last 45 minutes. Interviewer has not interjected once and asked a counter question or a follow up question. She is going through a list of questions one after the other. #Modi2019Interview
— Sumanth Raman (@sumanthraman) January 1, 2019
What is your take on this?