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Modi among BJP list of PM candidates: Naqvi

BJP’s parliamentary board to decide on prime ministerial candidate from eight top leaders, says party leader
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First Published: Mon, Feb 04 2013. 09 59 PM IST
A file photo of Narendra Modi. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
A file photo of Narendra Modi. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint
Agartala: Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is one of the eight top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders who could be the party’s prime ministerial candidate in the next Lok Sabha polls, BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Monday.
“There is a list of eight top leaders in the party including Narendra Modi who could be prime ministerial candidates in the next elections,” Naqvi said.
The party’s parliamentary board would decide on the prime ministerial candidate from the the eight top leaders at an appropriate time, he said.
He said, “We think the mechanism we have introduced to choose prime ministerial candidate is right and there is no confusion among us regarding choosing the prime ministerial candidate.”
Expressing confidence that NDA would form the next government at the Centre, Naqvi said that eight parties would join NDA soon.
He released the party manifesto for 14 February assembly polls in Tripura. BJP fielded 50 candidates for the sixty-member assembly. He said that good governance, providing safety and security to the people, particularly the women, are the main issues on which BJP was laying importance.
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First Published: Mon, Feb 04 2013. 09 59 PM IST
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