NEW DELHI: During his emotional farewell speech to Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the veteran politician's "wit-liners" that were "win-liners."
PM Modi praised Naidu's contribution to the Rajya Sabha's Monsoon session and said he had the "fortunate" to work closely with the former vice president in the House. The Prime Minister claimed to have witnessed Naidu working "devotedly" in each of the posts he filled throughout his time in politics.
"Today we are all present here to honour Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu at the conclusion of his tenure," Prime Minister Modi said at the beginning of his statement. For this House, this is a highly emotional time. Your elegant presence is connected to several significant House historical moments.
Your one-liners are wit-liners, PM Modi said, praising Naidu's "wit-liners" and "win-liners." They also contain win-liners. It implies that the remaining lines don't require more explanation. Every word you say is respected, listened, and never contested. Noting the privilege to work with former Vice President, the Prime Minister said, “Personally, it has been my fortune that I have seen you closely in different roles. In several of those roles, I also had the good fortune to collaborate with you. Be it your work as a party worker, your work as an MLA, or your engagement in the House as an MP, be it your ideological devotion...