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Modi hails Advani's decision to take back his resignation

PTI  Ahmedabad, June 11, 2013
First Published: 19:42 IST(11/6/2013) | Last Updated: 19:43 IST(11/6/2013)

 Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday "whole heartedly" welcomed LK Advani's acceptance of BJP parliamentary board's rejection of his resignation, saying he knew the veteran leader will not disappoint party workers.

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"I had said yesterday that Advani ji will not disappoint lakhs of Karyakartas (workers). Today, I whole heartedly welcome his decision," Modi tweeted within minutes of the announcement by party chief Rajnath Singh that Advani had accepted BJP parliamentary board's decision.

A day after Modi was appointed to head the BJP's campaign committee for 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Advani had resigned from key party fora - the national executive, election committee and parliamentary board, plunging the party into a crisis.

Modi had also spoken to Advani on Monday and urged him to reconsider his decision.

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