New Delhi: BJP MLA from Delhi’s Babarpur constituency Naresh Gaur on Monday vouched that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had stayed with him in 1974 when he came to Delhi to appear for his B.A. first year exams at Delhi University (DU).
“Modi ji stayed with me at the ABVP office at 33, Bungalow Road when he came to appear for his first year B.A. exams. He was an ordinary party worker back then,” Gaur, a three-time legislator from Babarpur constituency in north-east Delhi, said.
However, Gaur said it was the only time that he saw Modi appearing for Delhi University exams.
“In 1975, during the Emergency we were arrested and stayed in jail for close to 10 months. I don’t know what happened after that,” Gaur said.
He was speaking on the sidelines of the press conference held here by BJP chief Amit Shah and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Modi’s educational qualifications.
But, said Gaur, he was “sure” that Modi’s degree from DU was real.
“I am one thousand percent sure that Modi’s degree is real and not fake,” he said.
Gaur said that there were spare rooms at the office where party workers from outside Delhi could briefly stay, and that he himself stayed all the time at the office as a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) pracharak. Bungalow Road is close to Delhi University.