In a recent book written by (Narendra Modi) and published by the state information department Modi says, “Scavenging must have been a spiritual experience for the Valmiki caste”.
The book titled Karmayog is yet to hit the stands.
In the book he goes on to say, “At some point in time somebody must have got enlightenment in scavenging. They must have thought that it is their duty to work for the happiness of the entire society and the Gods”.
Not surprisingly, the Dalits are not impressed. Modi’s remarks have not gone down well with the Dalit vote bank and have the makings of yet another controversy.
Another Modi gem: