In the meeting, Shah is believed to have discussed Bihar results among other things. Party sources added that it was customary for top leaders to meet the RSS chief whenever he spends time in the national capital but the meeting has assumed significance due to Bihar

The RSS chief's suggestion for a review of reservation was seized by the Grand Alliance leaders who used it to rally backward castes, alleging that BJP planned to weaken it. After the loss, a few party leaders including veteran MP Hukumdeo Narayan Yadav has said it was a major reason for their defeat.

A meeting of the BJP's parliamentary board has been convened to analyse the results, its second successive defeat after the rout in Delhi Assembly polls.

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