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Speech vs Speech - 4

August 15, 2013

At 7:30 on Thursday morning (August 15), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressed the nation, presenting a glowing report card of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). But for the first time in the history of India, the Prime Minister's Independence Day address was literally torn apart by another leader. In fact, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's speech at Lalan College was not just punctuated with a point by point counter to each of Manmohan Singh's claims, he even challenged the Prime Minister to a public debate.