In an interview to an English daily, he dismissed the current debate as something that has arisen out of a “lack of commensurate words in the English language to capture certain concepts.”
Shah was in Assam the day after the first phase of elections in a state that has been ruled by the Congress for 15 years.
He also alleged that the Congress’ Tarun Gogoi government has left the border open to allow illegal migrants to enter so that they can be used as a vote bank.
Over 78 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of Assam Assembly election held today in 65 Legislative Assembly Constituencies (LACs) — 50 in Brahmaputra Valley and the rest in Barak Valley.
Buoyed by heavy polling, state BJP chief and party’s chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal exuded confidence in emerging victorious and form the next government in the state.