Tuesday, 22 March 2011

U.S. should not preach to India on human rights: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the U.S. need not preach to India on human rights in the wake of its concerns on this issue in his State as reflected in leaked diplomatic cables from an American Consul, accessed by The Hindu through WikiLeaks.

Mr. Modi at the same time noted that the cables had also spoken of him being “incorruptible” and Gujarat being a “progressive” State.

He also said that the Central government should address the issue of U.S. “interference” in the internal affairs of India.

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