New Delhi: There seems to be more to what really made the grand old man of the BJP, LK Advani, so angry that he sent his resignation to BJP President Rajnath Singh. Sources in the Advani camp have told CNN-IBN that the issue of discord is not just confined to Rajnath turning down Advani's demand for a separate election management committee.
Advani aides claim the fundamental issue of discord now is how the BJP will be run. CNN-IBN has learned that the real reason is that Advani is upset with the troika of Rajnath and two RSS pointspersons in the party.
Advani blames partymen Suresh Soni and Ram Lal, aided by Rajnath Singh, for pushing Modi's case without a consensus. Interestingly RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat spoke to Advani a few days back when the National Executive was on. Bhagwat will meet Advani on June 18 in Delhi to discuss the ongoing controversy.
However, Rajnath Singh has explained that the RSS has no hand in the decision to promote Narendra Modi as campaign committee chief....more
09:03 AM, Jun 11, 2013