MP BJP downplays party leaders visiting Uma Bharti in hospital

Madhya Pradesh BJP President Prabhat Jha on Saturday said that one should not read too much into party leaders visiting Uma Bharti in the hospital yesterday and it was a matter of courtesy.

Last Updated: Oct 02, 2010, 18:03 PM IST

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh BJP President Prabhat
Jha on Saturday said that one should not read too much into party
leaders visiting Uma Bharti in the hospital yesterday and it
was a matter of courtesy.

When asked why he along with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh
Chouhan and some other ministers called on Bharti at the
hospital yesterday, Jha told PTI," We had all gone there just
as a matter of courtesy."

The State BJP President said that Bharti was a former
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and she deserved at least this
much courtesy. There was no politics involved in it.

There has been speculation going around that Uma Bharti
may rejoin BJP. However, top party leaders have not said
anything on it so far.

Bharti was admitted to the hospital after she had "focal
seizure" and she is to be discharged later on Saturday.

PTI