Jethmalani backs Modi as PM candidate

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 17, 2012 18:18 hrs

Legal eagle and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Jethmalani has urged party president Nitin Gadkari to make Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the party's Prime Ministerial candidate in the next Lok Sabha election in 2014.

According to reports, Jethmalani wrote to Gadkari and voiced his support for Modi.

He said he wanted senior leaders of the party to discuss the candidature of the Gujarat Chief Minister for the Prime Ministerial post.

Jethmalani said he feels that Modi ´is the most able person´.

According to reports, Gadkari refused to make a remark on the matter.

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