Bharatiya Janata Pary's (BJP) prime ministerial aspirant L K Advani Friday reiterated his call to Manmohan Singh to contest the Lok Sabha polls instead of becoming prime minister as a Rajya Sabha member.
"Manmohan Singh should fight from a Lok Sabha seat to be elected as prime minister instead of the Rajya Sabha," Advani said in Ahmedabad, kicking off his party's poll campaign in Gujarat.
He had said the same thing while addressing an election rally in Seppa in Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday: "Singh will be more acceptable to the people of India if he decides to fight the elections and go to the Lok Sabha." Manmohan Singh is a member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam.
Taking a dig at the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Advani said: "I don't call the UPA as Manmohan Singh's government, it is Sonia Gandhi's (Congress president) government."
Image: BJP Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani along with Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi before the start of an election campaign, in Ahmedabad on March 27, 2009.
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