The 5-hour meeting agenda, reportedly, was not just discussing key portfolios but to pacify sulking senior leaders like Sushma Swaraj and LK Advani before May 16.
Here is what Modi tweeted after the Gandhinagar meeting:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>With <a href="https://twitter.com/BJPRajnathSingh">@BJPRajnathSingh</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/nitin_gadkari">@nitin_gadkari</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/arunjaitley">@arunjaitley</a> in Gandhinagar <a href="http://t.co/gm1X77uVjy">pic.twitter.com/gm1X77uVjy</a></p>— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/statuses/466570084677582848">May 14, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
After the meeting in Gandhinagar, BJP president Rajnath SIngh said that there is no rift within party. "Roles of various party leaders will be decided in a meet", he said.
"If any party wants to be a part of the NDA, we will accept it", Rajnath said.
"If any party wants to be a part of the NDA, we will accept it"
The BJP leaders are having a string of high level meetings with different groups ahead of the vote counting day. Modi and Rajnath Singh had separately met top RSS leaders. Nitin Gadkari had a meeting with Modi in Gandhinagar on Monday.
Gadkari also met party veteran LK Advani on Tuesday in Delhi and discussed the post-poll scenario.
Reportedly, the top party leaders have been meeting each other for the last couple of days.
Rajnath Singh has met Sushma Swaraj while Modi held meetings with a number of leaders, including Singh, besides the Sangh leadership and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh.