Advani was expressing his displeasure about the continued Parliament logjam, the second time he has done so this session.
“Who’s running the House? It is running on its own. Neither the Speaker nor the Parliamentary Affairs Minister is running the House,” said Advani, after the Lok Sabha was adjourned.
The Gandhinagar MP covered the 9.50-km long route in a car, while mayor Gautam Shah, deputy mayor Pramodaben Sutariya and AMC standing committee chairman Pravin Patel followed him in an open jeep.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at 9.15 pm and spent 20 minutes with Advani, his daughter Pratibha and son Jayant.
Amid a charged debate over patriotism and chanting of “Bharat Mata ki Jai”, BJP patriarch L K Advani today said the controversy over the slogan is “meaningless”.
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“Advani ji’s wife was admitted to our hospital early in the morning. She is admitted in the ICU of the hospital for observation,” a senior doctor at AIIMS said.
Those at the top must listen to the elder members of the BJP, who have warned against the party coming under the control of one or two leaders. The BJP has always prided itself on being a “party with a difference” and has often taken potshots at the Congress for having become the family concern of the Gandhis. […]
Anupam Kher thanked BJP veteran L.K. Advani for his “generosity” to come and witness the play ‘Mera woh Matlab Nahi Tha’.
Advani had decided not to celebrate his birthday this year and had asked loyal followers like Harin Pathak in Gujarat not to fly down to Delhi for a party.
BJP seniors have broken the silence, after Bihar. Party establishment needs to engage with their concerns.
BJP patriarch L K Advani was born on November 8, 1927 in Karachi in Pakistan.
L K Advani said he appreciates “anyone who can use cinema for patriotism”.
While both leaders said the meeting was just ‘a courtesy call’, sources in the AAP said issues relating to challenges faced in Delhi were discussed.
The former J&K chief minister also spoke about the growing fundamentalism in almost all religions.