LK Advani misses oath ceremony due to sister's illness

Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday missed the swearing-in ceremony of 19 new ministers as he was in Mumbai to be with his ailing sister.

IANS| Updated: Jul 05, 2016, 23:30 PM IST

New Delhi: Veteran BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday missed the swearing-in ceremony of 19 new ministers as he was in Mumbai to be with his ailing sister.

The 89-year-old leader had to miss the swearing-in ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. 

"An official invite regarding the swearing-in ceremony of new ministers was received by his office but he had already left for Mumbai to see his ailing sister," his aide told IANS.