Posters target Modi for Sanjay Joshi exitJune 5th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Nearly 10 days after Sanjay Joshi had to resign from the BJP’s national executive, posters appeared here Tuesday attacking Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Although the posters did not refer to Modi by name, they blamed his exit on the stubborness of “one leader” — a clear reference to the Gujarat chief minister.
Modi agreed to attend last month’s national executive of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Mumbai only after BJP president Nitin Gadkari asked Joshi, Modi’s known foe, to leave the leadership panel.
One of the posters appeared mysteriously outside the gates of the BJP national headquarters here - and was quickly taken off. Another came up at the gate of BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi’s residence.
The multi-colour posters had a large image of Joshi. It described his forced exit from the national executive as “bullying”.
Modi and Joshi have been at loggerheads for years. Modi stayed away from campaigning in Uttar Pradesh this year after Gadkari made Joshi one of the key persons in the election campaign.
Both Modi and Joshi have strong ties with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS).
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