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(From The Statesman (India))
Statesman News Service NEW DELHI, June 8. - Sticking to its belligerent posture vis-a-vis Mr LK Advani, the VHP today said it favours a 'Hindu-minded leader' to replace Mr Advani as BJP president.
Reflecting the new low in the VHP-BJP relations, the VHP senior vice-president, Acharya Giriraj Kishore, asked Mr Advani to stick to his resignation decision. 'We welcome Advani's decision to resign respecting the sentiments of the voters of his constituency and Hindu sentiments.' Defending the VHP general secretary, Mr Praveen Togadia, who has drawn flak from a section of the BJP leadership for his language against Mr Advani, Acharya …