2014 Poll: Narendra Modi proves Advani still crucial for BJP

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New Delhi, May 21: Crucial meeting of the 12 members of Parliamentary Board of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was held in New Delhi on Tuesday, May 21. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who recently has been included in the highest decision making board of the party, too attended the meeting.

Ahead of the meeting in the national capital, the Gujarat CM met LK Advani showing why the veteran leader is still crucial for the party. Modi's meeting with Advani was crucial  as the BJP Parliamentary Board was learnt to take decisions regarding strategies for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The General Election is believed to held in 2014.

Modi and Advani

According to sources, the board meet would also discuss the strategy to corner the UPA government ahead of the Jail Bharo protests. The demand for a separate Telangana state will also come up at the discussion.

The BJP declared its team for the next general elections on Sunday, May 19 with Modi's aide Amit Shah getting the responsibility to oversee the poll preparations in the important state of Uttar Pradesh.

BJP Central Parliamentary Board members are:

  • Rajnath Singh (President)
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • Lal Krishna Advani
  • Narendra Modi
  • Sushma Swaraj
  • Dr Murli Manohar Joshi
  • Arun Jaitley
  • M Venkeya Naidu
  • Nitin Gadkari
  • Ananth Kumar
  • Thawarchand Gehlot
  • Ramlal (GS Org)

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