Outraged Modi on social networking site, twitter lashed out at the Centre and said, "Thank you for giving me the job of cleaning up. I promise I will do a perfect cleaning job in all sectors. Have to go on such a cleaning drive that people like Anna Hazare are not forced to sit on a fast."
"Look at the double standards of Delhi's Congress government. Open your eyes to the larger conspiracy. PM tells Anna to go to police for any complaint. Disciplined behaviour is expected from Anna while to the officers of Gujarat Police who are indulging in indiscipline, the message of the Congress govt is do not worry, we will protect you," read Modi's tweet accusing Congress having double standards.
"The Congress-led UPA government is trying to destabilize the democratically elected government of Gujarat," Modi had said in a letter to Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh .
Narendra Modi, Chief Minister, Gujarat in a letter to the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh asked him to warn his ministers from “meddling" into the state's affairs. The step came after PC, Chidambaram said that the Centre had every right to intervene and “look into" the action taken against senior IPS officers in Gujarat.
"Some other senior ministers of the union cabinet have also made similar statements before the media. These statements are strictly against the centre-state relationship protocol and a dangerous threat to the federal set-up of Indian governance," wrote Modi in the letter.
Chidambaram on Aug 12 had said that the if the officers approach centre, they could intervene into the matter.
"The Gujarat issue is a matter of concern. Rules provide for the central government to take certain action. If the officer invokes the rule, certainly we will do it," Chidambaram had said.