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Nation Current Affairs 21 Apr 2017 Babri verdict: LK Ad ...

Babri verdict: LK Advani gives BJP meet a miss

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Apr 21, 2017, 7:04 am IST
Updated Apr 21, 2017, 7:05 am IST
Lawyers of these Sangh Parivar leaders, sources said, also attended the meeting.
Senior BJP leader LK Advani (Photo: PTI)
 Senior BJP leader LK Advani (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court restored criminal conspiracy charges against BJP veterans L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Union minister Uma Bharti and Sangh Parivar leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case, a strategy meeting was held at Joshi’s residence to decide the next course of action. This meeting was attended by Sadhvi Ritambhara, Champat Rai and Dinesh Tyagi, accused in the case and prominent faces of the Ramjanambhoomi movement.

Lawyers of these Sangh Parivar leaders, sources said, also attended the meeting.

 

Interestingly, party veteran, L.K. Advani, did not attend this meeting. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday asserted that the BJP believes in the innocence of its leaders in the Babri Masjid case.

When asked whether the court's decision would have any impact on the selection of candidates for the coming presidential and vice presidential elections, Prasad said it is a "hypothetical" query.

Speculation was rife that Advani and Joshi's names were also being considered for the president and vice president's post respectively but the court's decision would dent their chances.

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi




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