Modi discusses 2014 polls with BJP chief, signals national role
New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, a top contender as the BJP's prime ministerial nominee for the 2014 general elections, met the party's new president Rajnath Singh Sunday and held "detailed discussions" signifying his increasing national role. After the two-hour meeting, the two leaders said they mainly discussed the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, but refused to give any details.
"We sat together for a couple of hours and discussed Gujarat and the 2014 elections," Singh told reporters, adding: "The day I was elected party president, Narendra bhai called me and congratulated me. He said he would come to Delhi and meet me." Singh refused to speak on Modi's role in 2014.
Modi, who visited Singh at his residence, said: "I sought his (Singh's) guidance for what more should the BJP do to serve the people in Gujarat and the people of India. We also had detailed discussions on the coming general elections."
Political commentator G.V.L. Narasimha Rao, who is involved with the BJP's poll reforms cell, described the meeting as the start of intensive preparations for the next Lok Sabha polls. He told IANS: "Consultations with Modi are significant as he has emerged as the most popular leader in the party in various opinion polls."
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