BJP general secretary Ananth Kumar on Friday told media that the party patriarch will 'not attend' the rally later this month in Patna.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday revised the dates of his visit to Patna and assured BJP leaders that his visit will not clash with Modi's rally on Oct 27.
BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain and vice-president Rajiv Pratap Rudy met Mukherjee on Thursday to convince him about the need to revise the dates of his visit to Bihar.
According to reports, Mukherjee will visit Patna on Oct 26 and will return to New Delhi on the same day.
The BJP had earlier accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for inviting the President deliberately to sabotage Modi's rally.
--IBNS (Posted on 12-10-2013)