It is from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) that he got the “inspiration to live for the nation,” BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi told ETV in an interview.

Mr. Modi also credited the RSS, the BJP’s ideological mentor, with his success. “Foundation plays a vital role in the formation of an individual. I got the inspiration to live for the nation from the RSS. It inculcated discipline in me. I learnt to work hard from the Sangh. I learnt to live for others, and not for myself. I owe it all to the RSS,” he said.

He dismissed the perception that he does not consult anyone before taking decisions.

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