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'Modi will be BJP's star campaigner for LS polls'
December 26, 2007 20:41 IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi [Images] will be one of the leading campaigners of BJP in the next general polls, senior party leader M Venkaiah Naidu has said.
While L K Advani would be the party's prime ministerial candidate, Modi, who led the party to a stunning victory in Gujarat, would be a leading campaigner in the run-up to the 2009 polls, he said.
"Our victory on Gujarat is the beginning of our march to Delhi to form the next government at the Centre," Naidu told reporters.
Naidu said terrorism and minority appeasement politics by pseudo-secular parties would be the main poll planks for BJP. The saffron party leader predicted that the Congress-led UPA would weaken further in the coming months as its partners were "losing faith" in the leadership.
"The negative campaign spearheaded by Congress against Modi has done more damage to the party. The people of Gujarat have again reposed faith in us based on our performance," Naidu.