"Never said PM is afraid of me, in fact BJP scared of me," CM Siddaramaiah

New Delhi, Oct 31: There was major reaction from all quarters, when allegedly, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was quoted as saying that PM Modi is scared of him. Clearing all doubts regarding his earlier statement the CM said, "I never said that. Had said 'BJP is scared of me' not the Prime Minister. I was misquoted."

The CM had allegedly said that PM Modi targets him every time he comes to Karnataka, bcause perhaps he is afraid of the CM's strength.

"The PM is scared of me. That's why he's targeting me every time he visits Karnataka," he ha told reporters here on Monday. The CM said Modi was "jealous" of his achievements and, hence, was trying to pull him down.

News24Bureau