"The parliamentary board will soon meet and take a decision on the party's prime ministerial candidate. Yes, Modi is one of the tallest leaders today and popular. We have yearning for him but allow the parliamentary board to take a call," Ravi Shankar Prasad said.

He also said, "Advani is our tallest leader. We have great regard for him."

BJP spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "There is no confusion or contradiction in the party on who will be the prime ministerial candidate. At appropriate time, party president Rajnath Singh will announce it."

According to party sources, the BJP parliamentary board may meet on Friday and make the announcement of the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.


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