New Delhi: BJP on Saturday said a programme held at L K Advani's residence on Friday with regard to Jan Chetna Yatra was meant only for journalists and there was no question of leaders from the party skipping it.

Reacting to reports that senior leaders were conspicuous by their absence in the programme held at Advani's residence on Friday, BJP's chief spokesperson Ravishankar Prasad said two programmes had already been held to celebrate the Jan Chetna Yatra which were attended by all senior leaders of the party and NDA MPs.

"There was no question of party leaders skipping Friday’s programme. It was only meant for media persons," Prasad said.

Earlier, party president Nitin Gadkari had organised a dinner programme at his residence to celebrate the success of the yatra which was attended by all leaders of the party.

Later, a programme was held at Advani's residence which was attended by NDA MPs, Prasad said.

The 38-day Jan Chetna Yatra against rising prices, corruption and black money, ended at Delhi's Ramlila maidan on November 20, which was attended by all senior leaders of the party and even representatives of AIADMK.

(Agencies)