In media reports about Asle Toje, the deputy leader of the Nobel Committee was quoted as saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a strong candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize. Additionally, these reports claimed that Toje stated that India has prospered and gained influence under Modi’s leadership. However, Toje later refuted these claims.
Talking to news agency ANI now about Noble and PM Modi, Toje said, “A fake news tweet was sent and I think we should take it as fake news. it’s fake. Let’s not discuss this. I categorically deny that I said anything resembling that tweet.”
Asle Toje is the deputy leader of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. This committee is the decision-making body for the Nobel Peace Prize winner. The committee is currently in India on an official tour.
Earlier, it was claimed that Asle Toje, the deputy leader of the Nobel Committee, had expressed his belief that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a strong candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize. Toje commended Modi’s unrelenting efforts towards promoting global peace and his capacity to revive the global peace structure. Furthermore, there were reports claiming that Toje had also predicted India’s inevitable rise as a superpower.