BJP led Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has amidst support of party leaders and also the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to declare Prime Ministerial candidate, but Muslim group are confident about his rejection.
Referencing Modi’s role in the post-Godhra riot pogrom of 2002, Muslim group Jamiat-Ulama-i-Hind said that they were quite confident that “the majority of Indian people are secular” and Mr. Modi would never be accepted, source said.
Mr. Rajnath who described Narendra Modi as a “very capable and popular leader”, said that there was no void of such good leaders in the BJP.
Over delayed to declare Modi’s name for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as PM candidate, Rajnath conceded that it was difficult to name any leader which should be acceptable both to the BJP and the entire NDA, such decision would be taken by the party’s Central Parliamentary Board (CPB).
The issue of Modi-for-PM in BJP has ranked at top of as there is a rage with JD-U, VHP is in huge support of Modi-PM candidature, while NDA allies like JD-U not accepted it.
Following a meeting with top RSS and BJP leaders last week, VHP leaders, reported to be likely discuss Modi’s PM candidature at a conclave at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad on February 05-06.
It has said that Rajnath too add his visit to the Kumbh Mela on February 06, would raise the political rumour heat more.
Seeking to get popularity ahead of General elections, Modi for whom PM candidature is an ambition and has put all efforts to fulfill his dream, source said, will interact with youth in the national capital territory on February 06.