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PM, Advani face-off in Parliament House

india Updated: Apr 14, 2009 15:44 IST

The effect of the war of words between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Leader of Opposition L K Advani was evident as they came face-to-face in Parliament today at a function to commemorate the birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar.

The two leaders shook hands briefly but the warmth was clearly missing as Singh went about his business greeting others and later paying floral tributes to the portrait of Ambedkar.

Singh was seen chatting with Vice President Hamid Ansari with a bemused looking Advani sitting between the two leaders.
Advani has been attacking the Prime Minister calling him a "weak leader" in his campaign speeches for the Lok Sabha elections.
Singh took a swing at Advani saying that the BJP "iron man" was was quick to melt when held to the fire during the Kandahar hijacking incident.