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LK Advani not in race for PM, says BJP leader

By Deepak Nagpal | Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 20:04

Zee Media Bureau / Deepak Nagpal

New Delhi: BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani has finally said it – that he is not in the race for the post of prime minister.

In the words of former BJP president Venkaiah Naidu, “Advani has always said that he is not in the Prime Ministerial race", reported a news website.

Naidu made the remarks after meeting the senior leader earlier in the day today.

The BJP had on September 13 nominated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as its PM candidate for the 2014 General Elections.

And Naidu said that Advani will continue to guide the party and also take active part in election campaigning.

It may be noted that Advani was BJP`s PM candidate in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls.

First Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 19:30
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