Sunday 20 April 2014
News updated at 11:02 AM IST
Weather
Max: 35°C
Min : 22°C
In Bangalore
Partially cloudy

BJP disapproves of Yashwant Sinha's remarks on Gadkari

New Delhi, Nov 20, 2012 (IANS)

The BJP disapproved of the remarks made by party leader Yashwant Sinha Tuesday seeking the resignation of party president Nitin Gadkari, saying he should reconsider his comments. 

Coming out of a meeting of National Democratic Alliance leaders, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Ravi Shankar Prasad said Sinha's remarks were “inappropirate".

Prasad said the party had taken notice of the reports in the media about Sinha's remarks.

“He is a very senior leader of the party. He has given a public statement today. Being a senior leader, all party forums were available to him. Instead, he chose to go public. The party did not deem it appropriate. We urge him to reconsider his remarks,” Prasad said.


Sinha said Tuesday that the issue was not whether Gadkari was guilty but all party leaders being above reproach.

Gadkari is facing probe over financial dealings of investor companies in a firm linked to him.
The BJP has virtually given Gadkari a clean chit following probe by a financial analyst S. Gurumurthy, considered close to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.   

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Pope Francis lifts up the chalice as he leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations ...

Pope Francis lifts up the chalice as he leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (R), Prime Minister Dmitry ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin (R), Prime Minister Dmitry ...

Pope Francis leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican Ap

Pope Francis leads a vigil mass during Easter celebrations at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican Ap

Libyans take part in a local windsurfing competition in Tripoli April 19, 2014. REUTERS

Libyans take part in a local windsurfing competition in Tripoli April 19, 2014. REUTERS

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (2nd R) signs the First Fleet Bible and Prayer Book ...

Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, (2nd R) signs the First Fleet Bible and Prayer Book ...

Britain's Prince William, second from left, and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge ...

Britain's Prince William, second from left, and his wife, Kate, Duchess of Cambridge ...

Archbishop Gintaras Grusas perfoms the blessing at the Easter vigil mass in the Cathedral ...

Archbishop Gintaras Grusas perfoms the blessing at the Easter vigil mass in the Cathedral ...

Ten-year olds Kaitlynn Tran of Chicago, and Michael Ramirez of Aurora, Ill., right, gather ...

Ten-year olds Kaitlynn Tran of Chicago, and Michael Ramirez of Aurora, Ill., right, gather ...

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service ...

Pope Francis baptizes 10-year-hold Giorgio Capezzuoli during the Easter vigil service ...

Pope Francis holds a tall, lit, white candle, as he leads the Easter vigil service ...

Pope Francis holds a tall, lit, white candle, as he leads the Easter vigil service ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523