Former Supreme Court Judge, legal luminary, political leader and one of the most respected public figures in India, Justice VR Krishna Iyer wrote an email to the NDA’s Prime Ministerial candidate Shri Narendra Modi in which expressed his good wishes and wished Shri Narendra Modi a glorious and historic future in the service of the nation. Justice Krishna Iyer affirmed that Shri Modi’s prospects in the coming elections look very bright. He wrote, “Your prospects in the next election look bright for obvious reasons.”Justice Iyer said that he dreams of a glorious India where the poor have a glorious future.
Justice Iyer’s mail to Shri Modi comes days before Shri Modi will visit Kerala to attend various programmes in Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi.
In December 2013, Justice Iyer released a book written on Shri Narendra Modi. The book was released in Kochi. That time Justice Iyer had showered praise on Shri Modi. In September 2013, on Shri Modi’s birthday and around the time when the BJP declared him as the Party’s PM candidate, Justice Iyer hailed the decision of the BJP and wrote to Shri Modi, saying that he has positive qualities of nationalism and the comity of cosmic dimension. Justice Iyer lauded Shri Modi’s success in developing solar power in Gujarat and said that no other state has harnessed solar power in the way Gujarat has. He also praised Shri Modi for eradicating corruption in Gujarat. Justice Iyer expressed faith that Shri Modi would eradicate poverty and implement principles of Swaraj.
Speaking to the Tamil magazine Kumudam in June 2013, Justice Krishna Iyer described Shri Modi as the best leader and profusely lauded his administrative capabilities. He showered praise on Shri Modi for advances in solar power, creating jobs for people and for the spirit of peace in Gujarat.
In July 2011 Justice Krishna Iyer had written to Shri Modi complimenting him for donating the gifts he received towards the cause of girl child education. In the same letter he wrote that he views Shri Modi as a model for other Chief Ministers in the nation. Shri Modi met Justice Iyer on his visit to Kerala too.