Don't resort to cheap gimmicks, Narendra Modi tells Kapil Sibal
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Taking another swipe at Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal over Aakash tablets, Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked him not to indulge in "cheap gimmicks" and instead make honest efforts to deliver the promised device to the youths.
The comments came after Sibal shot off a letter and two tablets to Modi who had criticised the "delay" in delivery of the device to the students.
"Instead of cheap gimmicks, the minister (Sibal) should first inform the nation on his promise to provide Aakash tablet to 10 lakh youths in 2011!" tweeted Modi. "In future, Mr Sibal should make honest effort to ensure delivery of good quality computing & access device to our youth," he added.
Reacting to Modi's earlier criticism over "delay" in delivery of Aakash, Sibal had said, "We have sent the devices to the chief minister (Modi). He lives in netherworld, I have shown him on land that Aakash is in your hand."
Sibal had sent a letter and two Aakash tablets to Modi saying "...Your statement has disappointed me. Education is a collaborative venture beyond the pale of politics and we need to work together in the best interest of the children..."
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