"Is Rajnath Ji with the help of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak (RSS) using Modi Ji to sideline Advani Ji and Sushma Ji for his own chance, when Modi Ji will be rejected in 2014?" Shakeel Ahmad wondered in his tweet.

It is widely known that veteran BJP leader LK Advani has reservations about declaring Narendra Modi the party's prime ministerial candidate. Rajnath Singh, however, said on Thursday that all senior leaders were being consulted on the issue of who should be projected as the party's prime ministerial candidate, and sought to downplay the reservations of Advani.

(Agencies)

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