As the 2014 Lok Sabha elections draw near, the BJP took another step towards consolidating the position of Gujarat CM Narendra Modi as the party's annointed one.
The party had a show of strenght at their Bhopal rally that saw all their main leader come and speak about Narendra Modi as they endoresed him as India's future PM.
At the Karyakarta Mahakumbh rally, BJP president Rajnath Singh said, "If we work together, no force in the world can stop Narendra Modi from becoming PM."
Veteran BJP leader LK Advani who shared the stage with Narendra Modi for the first time since the BJP named the Gujarat Chief Minister its prime ministerial candidate praised his protegee as he said, "BJP will give India a stable govt".
The leader it was said wanted to be named the BJP PM candidate and was unhappy with Modi being named, but at the Bhopal rally all seemed to be well between Modi and Advani.
BJP's Rajya Sabha leader of the opposition, Arun Jaitley said, "BJP will form govt in 2014 under Narendra Modi's leadership."
Jaitley also expressed confidence that Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will secure a third term in office.
Uma Bharti said, "BJP will make India a true superpower under Narendra Modi."
Taking a jibe at Rahul Gandhi, the BJP leader said, "Rahul went to the houses of poor, but that is not development.”
Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj said, "This election in 2014 will be challenging, set to be fought on courage."
Swaraj invoked the Mahabharat to put the Congress-BJP electoral battle in context.
Man of the moment, Narendra Modi took to the stage to the sound of thunderous applause as he took a jibe at his opposition.
Modi said, "Next elections will not be fought by Congress, but by CBI."
The rally saw a huge crowd gather as BJP worker's came in large numbers to hear and see the party's top brass share one dais for the first time since Narendra Modi was declared PM candidate.