Mumbai, Sept. 19 -- Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamana on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he is the real face of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The editorial also stated Modi was taking "bold" steps and doing the "repair work" ahead of the 2024 general elections. The Saamana editorial, however, slammed Union minister Amit Shah saying he lost West Bengal election for the party and lost 25-year-old ally Shiv Sena when he was at the helm.

"PM Modi is the real face of the BJP and everyone else is a torn mask. Without Modi, many of the present masks of the BJP will be defeated in the municipal elections. Being aware of this, he has started taking bold steps to prepare for 2024," the editorial said.

It said that since the time ...