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Thackeray turns down BJP's dinner invite
June 22, 2004 15:22 IST
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has rejected an invitation to have dinner with top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party, including former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Thackeray told a TV channel that he would not like to discuss politics with Vajpayee and other senior BJP leaders over dinner. "I wish to talk to Vajpayeeji alone, and if required I would visit him in Delhi and discuss." Thackeray said.
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