NEWDELHI, Aug. 24 -- SENIOR Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Shashi Tharoor have all said that "demonising" Prime Minister Narendra Modi could be counterproductive.

On Thursday evening, Ramesh, while speaking at a book launch in Delhi said that the governance of the Modi Cabinet was not a negative story in its entirety.

"It is time we recognise Modi's work and what he did between 2014 and 2019 due to which he was voted back to power by over 30% of the electorate," said Ramesh. He found support on stage from Delhi Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee.

A day later, on Friday morning, Singhvi tweeted his support. He said that always demonising Modi is wrong as he is the PM of the nation, and acts should be judged on...