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Personal ambition BJP's greatest weakness: Advani

Bhiwani (Haryana) Nov. 7. In an apparent reference to the political developments in Uttar Pradesh, the Deputy Prime Minister, L.K. Advani, today said "personal ambition" had become the BJP's greatest weakness and asked party leaders and activists to ensure that their conduct and utterances were above board.

Recalling that the BJP had dreamt of placing India at the forefront of the comity of nations and eliminating poverty and unemployment, he said, ``personal ambition has become our greatest weakness. Unless we control it, we will not be able to do what we want to". Mr. Advani was addressing party workers here prior to inaugurating the 51st All India Police Games.

He cautioned the activists that people "do not ignore our shortcomings" and "more than work, it is our conduct and behaviour that matters most".

"The country has great expectations from us. Even a common activist's voice is identified with the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee. Hence, there should be no shortcoming in our conduct or behaviour.'' — PTI

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