Shahdol, MP, Apr 6 (UNI) Former Union Minister Prahlad Patel today said Bharatiya Janshakti (BJ) President Uma Bharti ''did not possess leadership ability''.
''Ms Bharti wants to merge the BJ with the BJP but I would not allow this to happen. Ms Bharti has an unstable personality and does not possess leadership ability,'' said Mr Patel, while replying to questions by reporters here.
A former close confidante of the BJ, Mr Patel said he was working for saving the BJ and create a third front in Madhya Pradesh for which talks were on with the Samanta Dal, the Gondwana Ganatantra Party and the JD(U).
Madhya Pradesh JD(U) president Saroj Nayak was present at the press conference.
He said efforts were being made to contest the next state Assembly elections as a third front so that more seats could be bagged.
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