The BJP President Amit Shah has claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is working on the lines of the ancient Indian scholar, philosopher and statesman Chanakya’s diktat.
He was delivering a lecture organised by Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini on life or Arya Chanakya and his relevance in Pune last evening.
Mr Shah said that it was because of Chanakya that India got the theories to govern a nation, regulating authority and foreign relations.
He said that, Chanakya was the first person to introduce the concept of India as a country by stating that people from Afghanistan to down south are all living based on one ideology.
Mr. Shah stated that during the Chanakya era, India’s contribution to the world’s gross domestic product was 35 per cent, it’s strongest, making it a superpower.