Advani, Gadkari in Mumbai

BJP President Nitin Gadkari and senior party leader L K Advani arrived here on Sunday to attend last rites of a close relative of the former deputy Prime Minister.

Updated: Nov 21, 2010, 20:30 PM IST

Mumbai: BJP President Nitin Gadkari and
senior party leader L K Advani arrived here on Sunday to attend
last rites of a close relative of the former deputy Prime
Minister.

"Advaniji`s relative passed away yesterday and he came
here today to attend the funeral. Gadkari also reached here
today for the same," a BJP spokesperson told PTI.

Gadkari will leave Mumbai soon after the funeral while
Advani is expected to stay with the grieving family, the
spokesperson said.

Asked if the two leaders were likely to discuss the
Yeddyurappa issue during their stay in Mumbai, the
spokesperson said no such discussion was likely.

PTI