Jaswant’s supporters and well wishers started the yagya at the Muketeshwar Mahadev Temple premise for his long life.
Narendra Modi on Saturday paid a visit to the hospital to enquire about Singh’s health.
The 76-year-old former Defence Minister was admitted to the hospital after he fell down at his residence.
This elicited laughter from the audience, even as Gadkari underlined that the statement may actually not sound too politically correct.
According to reports, former BJP leader Jaswant Singh suffered an injury after he fell at his home.
Singh was expelled from the BJP after he spoke out against the party’s decision to deny him candidature from the Barmer Lok Sabha constituency.
Speculation is rife over Jaswant’s re-entry into the Bhartiya Janata Party.
It is almost heartbreaking for the family that canvassed to ensure “Daata” (as Jaswant is fondly called in the region) wins his last election.
BJP maintained its lead on 23 seats since start of trends in the morning, giving way to Jaswant briefly in Barmer.
The BJP seems to be struggling in one-third of the seats because of internal conflict, selection of candidates and recent anti-incumbency.
Hasn’t an iota of doubt about Barmer, refuses to acknowledge exit poll maths.
Indians should stop pining for a single-minded strategic culture, look where that got Pakistan.
The former BJP leader justified his rebellion against the party and sought to blame the BJP for his expulsion.
Rahul said Modi was a “chowkidar” only to businessmen and had ousted senior leaders and “brought in Adani”.
Ganganagar seat registered highest voter turn out of over 68% and Rajsamand recorded lowest turn out of 51.22%.