New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s probable prime ministerial candidate for 2014 Lok Sabha polls Narendra Modi on Tuesday attended party's Parliamentary Board meeting in national capital.

BJP President Rajnath Singh had called the meeting to review the current political situation and the party's poll preparations.

This was the first meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board attended by Modi after he was re-inducted in the key decision making body. In March, Rajnath Singh accommodated Modi in the Parliamentary Board. The move had hinted at Modi's growing political clout within the party.

On Monday, Rajnath appointed Amit Shah, close aide of Modi, as party in-charge of politically important Uttar Pradesh. The latest appointment has led to speculation that Modi could choose to contest elections in 2014 from UP.

Modi meet Advani, Gadkari

Modi met senior party leader LK Advani and termed the meeting as "wonderful". He also met former BJP President Nitin Gadkari at his residence.

"In Delhi today. Had a wonderful meeting with Advaniji. Now heading to meet Nitin Gadkariji," Modi said on Twitter.

The party's National Executive meeting will be held in Goa on June 8 and 9.

Modi for use of social media to reach out youth

At the meeting, Modi emphasized the use of social media in reaching out the youth. "Modi suggested how social media can be used as a tool to reach out to the young people," BJP leader Ananth Kumar said.

Modi also said the party should evaluate the failures of the Congress-led UPA, and take the message to the people. "He proposed that the failures of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government should be discussed in details in the national executive and it should be brought to the attention of people of India," Ananth Kumar added.

(JPN/Agencies)

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