Press Esc to close
Sunday 31 August 2014
News updated at 1:32 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Speculation rife as Modi meets Rajnath

NEW DELHI, Jan 27, 2013, DHNS:

2014 Lok Sabha poll topic of discussions

Newly elected BJP President Rajnath Singh shakes hand with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during a meeting at his residence in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI Photo

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, top contender to be the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate, met the new party president Rajnath Singh on Sunday and held “detailed discussions” over the 2014 Lok Sabha (LS) election. The meeting lasted nearly two hours signifying Modi’s national role.

This was the first meeting between Modi and Rajnath Singh, who took charge as the BJP president four days ago. However, both refused to reveal details of their discussion.

Emerging out of the meeting along with Rajnath Singh, Modi said he was here to convey his best wishes and added that they had elaborate discussions about the upcoming LS poll.

“There was a discussion on 2014. It was quite detailed,” Modi said adding that he had sought time from Singh to convey his best wishes. The meeting was held at the BJP chief’s residence.


“I came to congratulate him and ask him what I should do. How should I work ahead. What suggestions he has in relation to the state government. I sought and got his guidance. BJP’s Gujarat unit should be useful in the service of the country. We also had a detailed discussion about that,” Modi said.

Rajnath Singh said: “The day I was elected party president, Modi called and congratulated me. He said he will come to Delhi. We also discussed the 2014 LS poll,” he added. Meanwhile, the BJP chief chose to sidestep questions about Modi being the party’s prime ministerial candidate. “What was to be said, has been said,” he retorted.   

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as the National President of BSP for...

Mayawati is garlanded after she was unanimously elected as the National President of BSP for...

Protesters set a police vehicle on fire in Ukhrul on Saturday demanding immediate solution to...

Protesters set a police vehicle on fire in Ukhrul on Saturday demanding immediate solution to...

Traffic chaos in Surat on Saturday...

Traffic chaos in Surat on Saturday...

A 98-metre long under construction bridge collapses over a stream of Bagmati and Lakhani rivers...

A 98-metre long under construction bridge collapses over a stream of Bagmati and Lakhani rivers...

Sukumar, a Bangalore airport customs officer supporter of Hubli Tigers seen during KPL Match...

Sukumar, a Bangalore airport customs officer supporter of Hubli Tigers seen during KPL Match...

Clay Ganpati referees the Brazilian and Argentine undeers (mouse) have been installed by a family...

Clay Ganpati referees the Brazilian and Argentine undeers (mouse) have been installed by a family...

Hindu devotees light incense and offer prayers to a snake on Nag Panchami festival in Jammu...

Hindu devotees light incense and offer prayers to a snake on Nag Panchami festival in Jammu...

A Hindu devotee whisper her wishes into the ear of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god...

A Hindu devotee whisper her wishes into the ear of an idol of elephant-headed Hindu god...

England's Morgan leaves the field after being dismissed for 10 runs during the ODI against India ...

England's Morgan leaves the field after being dismissed for 10 runs during the ODI against India ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a press conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi ...

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