Prime Minister confident for having third term to UPA
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said he is confident that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will get a third term.
“I have always believed that we will have a third go as UPA and the people will again repose their faith in us,” the Prime Minister said in a tweet on Monday shortly after eight new Union Ministers were sworn-in at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
“I have always said, as far as I am concerned, I would be very happy to see Rahul step into my shoes,” he said. “Rahul Gandhi is a natural leader of the Congress. I hope he will lead the UPA. I always believe Rahul is fit enough and has the right qualities of a leader,” Singh added.
People of India know what he stands for… People of India have to draw their own conclusion what they stand for,” Singh said.
On JD-U severing ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), he said, “It is their internal affair.