“This discussion will help us change the national polity considering that assembly elections are being held in five-six states and Lok Sabha polls are also taking place. We will bring about change and take the nation in the right direction,” he said after the meeting where another senior RSS leader Bhaiyyaji Joshi was also present.
This was Advani’s first interaction with the media since he revolted against Modi’s appointment as BJP’s election campaign committee chairman on June 10. He had resigned from all party posts but Bhagwat had intervened to make him reconsider his decision.
Subsequently, Advani met Bhagwat in Delhi during which he was assured that RSS will hold regular consultations with him on party affairs. He said that his meeting was in the context of that assurance. Advani said he may be a member of the BJP but ideologically he was associated with the Sangh Parivar since the age of 14. “There will be continuous discourse between us,” he added.