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Amid talks of prime ministerial candidate, BJP-RSS meet to chalk out strategy for 2014 LS polls.

Summary: The meeting comes amid reports that a section of RSS feels former BJP president Nitin Gadkari's second term was scuttled by some party insiders.

With the issue of BJP's prime ministerial candidate hotting up again, BJP president Rajnath Singh met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Noun 1. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh - an all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India's Hindus
National Volunteers Association

secret society - a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers
 (RSS) leaders on Thursday.

It was Rajnath's first meeting with Sangh The term Sangh or Sangha means an assembly or congregation. The usage of the term includes:
  • Sangha in Buddhism and Jainism.
  • Sangh Parivar a group of Indian nationalist organizations.
  • Sangam a legendary literary assembly in ancient Tamil Nadu.
 leaders, including Bhaiyyaji Joshi and Suresh Soni, after he took over as the party president earlier this month. The meeting comes amid reports that a section of RSS feels former BJP president Nitin Gadkari's second term was scuttled by some party insiders.

Interestingly, veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani was also present when Rajnath met the RSS top brass. Party's Murli Manohar Joshi Murli Manohar Joshi was the Union Human Resources Development minister of India in the NDA government. Joshi is a leading member of the BJP.

He was born in Delhi on January 5 1934, hailing from the Kumaon Hills region of northern India which today form a part of the state of
 and Sushma Swaraj also accompanied the party chief to the meeting.

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