BJP chief Rajnath Singh hints at bigger role for Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Fri, Jan 25, 2013 15:29 hrs

BJP president Rajnath Singh has hinted that Narendra Modi may soon begin to play a bigger role in national politics for the party.

Speaking to NDTV, Rajnath said: "Narendra Modi has been successful in developing Gujarat as a model state."

"No one can deny the fact that Narendra Modi is a popular leader of this country," he said.

When asked if the party leadership would like to get Modi involved more in the party's national activities ahead of the 2014 general elections, the newly-elected party president did not go into details but said he would speak to both the party leadership and Modi on this issue.

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