Shiv Sena calls LK Advani 'tallest leader' of BJP after Amit Shah replaces party stalwart as Gandhinagar candidate for LS polls
The Shiv Sena on Saturday said LK Advani would remain the 'tallest leader' of the BJP irrespective of his poll presence, two days after the party nominated its chief Amit Shah from Gandhinagar, a seat represented by the BJP patriarch.
Amit Shah replaces LK Advani: BJP chief's Lok Sabha poll debut shows party's desire to consolidate hold over North Gujarat
Advani's career and that of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi were inextricably linked, right up to the early 2000s. It is Modi who had encouraged Advani to contest from Gandhinagar.
LK Advani's exclusion from BJP list caps career where he has always been eclipsed by Modi, Shah and Vajpayee
The talking point of BJP's first list of candidates, where one Amit Shah has replaced LK Advani in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat, was undoubtedly Advani's absence from it. The 91-year-old has always been overshadowed by the likes of Narendra Modi and Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Daily Bulletin: BJP releases first list of 184 candidates for Lok Sabha election, Congress-RJD likely to declare seat-sharing deal in Bihar; day's top stories
Today's top stories: The BJP on Thursday released its first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha election, Congress-RJD are likely to announce seat-sharing in Bihar today, and more
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced its first list of 54 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections and fielded former party president Nitin Gadkari from Nagpur.