Puducherry, Oct. 8 -- Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making efforts to introduce an autocratic rule in the country.

Talking to news persons on the sidelines of electioneering for the October 21 assembly by-election to the Kamaraj Nagar constituency here, Mr Narayanasamy said that due of lack of tolerance, Mr Modi is acting like this.

He said cases of anti-national activity had been registered against 49 personalities for writing letters to Prime Minister on Mob Lynching and added political party leaders are being threatened using the CBI.

The Chief Minister also alleged that the BJP government is trying to shatter the freedom of speech and expression and said senior Congress lead...