The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expressed its delight over Pilibhit MP Varun Gandhi's comment that he sees reflection of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in national president Rajnath Singh.
"Our leaders are really followers of Atalji. Right from Advaniji to Rajnathji to Modiji and to Jaitleyji and to Sushmaji, everybody takes inspiration from Atalji and is follower of Atalji," said BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar.
Varun Gandhi, who is the BJP's national general secretary, today said that he Atal Bihari Vajpayee's reflection in his party chief Rajnath Singh.
Addressing thousands of BJP workers at the party's swabhiman rally in Bareilly, Gandhi praised Rajnath Singh, and said that the BJP will perform well in the elections under his leadership.
An extremely pleased Rajnath Singh also lauded Gandhi, and said he believes that the youth have to be given the reins of the party.
Rajnath Singh had recently appointed Varun Gandhi as BJP General Secretary despite opposition from some old party leaders in Uttar Pradesh. Varun Gandhi has also been given charge of leading the BJP's campaign in Uttar Pradesh. (ANI)