Narendra Modi takes on sycophancy culture, asks MPs not to touch his feet

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New Delhi, June 6: The newly appointed Prime Minister of India -- Narendra Modi seems to have proved that he is different from many other leaders of the country. Putting an end to sycophancy, Modi on Friday, June 6 told MPs not to touch his feet.

Modi, during a meeting of the BJP's parliamentary party, issued one list of dos and don'ts for party MPs. He handed out some advice to all MPs and also asked them to stop touching his or other senior party leaders' feet while greeting them.

Modi exhorted the MPs to remain in touch with the people at the grassroots

In his 20-minute speech in the Central Hall of Parliament, Modi exhorted the MPs to remain in touch with the people at the grassroots and not lower their guard. The Prime Minister also asked them to help in the smooth running of the House and attend the sessions of Parliament full-time while maintaining its dignity.

Sources said the Prime Minister also asked the MPs not to talk to the media as spokespersons of the party but raise the issues of their own area and constituency with them instead. He also urged them to come armed with knowledge and do their homework properly before participating in Parliament debates.

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