‘Don’t speak out of turn, don’t give media masala’: PM to BJP MPs, MLAs

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with party lawmakers through the Narendra Modi App and advised them of steer clear of making controversial statements in front of media.
“We commit mistakes and give ‘ masala’ to media. The moment we see a camera we jump to make a statement as if we are great social scientists or an expert…And then these ill-informed statements are used by media. It is not media’s fault,” he said.
The Prime Minister congratulated his party’s lawmakers for their hard work and said that their efforts to connect with the people directly has infused a renewed energy in the party.
The PM asserted on the need to focus on skill development and highlighted the benefit of Mudra Yojna in providing financial assistance to create an inclusive and sustainable entrepreneurial culture in the country.
The Prime Minister also held discussions with MPs and MLAs of various issues such as skill development, issues related to the development of rural areas and the welfare of farmers.