Modi the most popular leader: Rajnath

Last Updated: Fri, Jul 05, 2013 13:51 hrs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President, Rajnath Singh on Friday praised Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi and called him the 'most popular leader' in the country.

Modi was recently appointed as the BJP´s election campaign committee head.

"For every polls, the BJP has a campaign committee and since Narendra Modi is the most popular leader in India today, he was chosen for the post," Singh told CNN-IBN.

The BJP president said, "There is no scope for one man show in the party."

Singh rejected reports that there were differences within the party over Modi´s elevation.

"All decisions in the BJP are taken collectively," he said.

Singh said he does not ´aspire´ to become the Prime Minister of the country.

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