Union Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has condemned the reports of his aspiring to become the Prime Minister in 2019. The Minister stated that he was happy with the Minister post and did not think of becoming Prime Minister. In Mumbai, Gadkari gave an explanation to the remarks of Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi. Joshi has stated that Gadkari has bright chances to become the Prime Minister. He exuded the confidence of BJP emerging victorious in 2019 elections under the leadership of Narendra Modi.