BJP President: RSS spoils Advani's dream against Gadkari

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LK Advani and Nitin Gadkari
New Delhi, Jan 20: If sources are to believed then Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has refused to accept LK Advani's proposal to name Sushma Swaraj as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). According to sources, the ideological mentor of BJP asserted that Nitin Gadkari would continue as the party president for the second consecutive time.

According to sources, RSS has made it clear that it will not support any other candidate for president. Advani reported to have proposed Sushma Swaraj and Narendra Modi's names for the post.

The election for president of the party is likely to be notified on Monday, Jan 21. Advani's proposal against re-electing Gadkari for the presidential post was an attempt to present BJP a corruption-free political party.

Gadkari recently has faced several corruption allegations regarding his deals with different business organisations. Gadkari, who is not a member of parliament, also suggested that he may contest the Lok Sabha election 2014 from his home turf of Nagpur.

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