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Former Congress president Sonia Gandhi, senior BJP leader LK Advani and Congress President Rahul Gandhi after paying tribute to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, BJP President Amit Shah and BJP veteran LK Advani look on as Niharika Bhattacharya, grand-daughter of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, carries the Tricolour during Vajpayee's cremation with full state honour, at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal in New Delhi.

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BJP senior leader LK Advani pays homage to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee during his cremation with full state honour, at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal in New Delhi.

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BJP veteran LK Advani pays his last respects to the mortal remains of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the BJP headquarters at DDU Marg in New Delhi.

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Atal and Advani in days young and old

L.K. Advani

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In this file photo dated February 15, 2003, former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee with then Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani, BJP President Venkaiah Naidu, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and HRD Minister Murli Manohar Joshi, at PM's residence in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L. K. Advani leaves the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) after visiting former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in New Delhi. Vajpayee's condition is critical and he continues to be on an advanced life-support system.

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In this file photo, Atal Behari Vajpayee with L.K. Advani during the holi celebration in New Delhi.

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Vajpayee, centre, with his grand NDA alliance in ’03. It still wasn’t enough.

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In this file picture DMK chief M Karunanidhi is seen with former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BJP veteran LK Advani. Karunanidhi passed away after a prolonged illness, at a Chennai hospital where he was admitted for some days. He was 94.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets senior BJP leader LK Advani as President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu look on during a function to confer Outstanding Parliamentarian Awards, at the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader L K Advani during BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being felicitated by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders L K Advani, Party President Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and Ananth Kumar during BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP senior leader LK Advani and senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge during a function to celebrate Bal Gangadhar Tilak's birth anniversary, at Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and other leaders after paying tribute to Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his birth anniversary, at Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Veteran BJP leader LK Advani arrives to attend party meeting ahead of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan with Senior BJP leaders L K Advani and Subramanian Swamy pay tribute to Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder and former parliamentarian, on his 117th birth anniversary at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani with his daughter Pratibha Advani arrive after a foreign trip, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani with BJP leader Shahnwaz Hussain and his daughter during the Eid celebrations at Hussains house, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and senior BJP leader LK Advani during inauguration of the Sadhu Vaswani International School, in Pune.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his birth anniversary at Parliament house in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his birth anniversary at Parliament house in New Delhi. Home Minister Rajnath Singh also seen in the picture.

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Senior BJP Leader L K Advani with Union Ministers Vijay Goel, Arjun Ram Meghwal and other dignitaries pose for photographers after paying tributes to a portrait of Rabindranath Tagore on the Nobel Laurette's 157th birth anniversary at the Parliament House in New Delhi.

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BJP veteran LK Advani and former Union minister P Chidambaram exchange greetings at the release of Arun Shourie's book "Anita Gets Bail" in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks with BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani as Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh (left) looks on during the BJP parliamentary party meeting in New Delhi.

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Former President Pranab Mukherjee with former prime minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress President Rahul Gandh and BJP senior leaders L K Advani during the launch of the ‘Pranab Mukherjee Foundation’ in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, senior BJP leaders Lal Krishna Advani, former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and Murli Manohar Joshi attend the swearing-in ceremony of the newly elected Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and others, in Agartala.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with L.K. Advani and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during BJP Parliamentary board meeting at parliament house, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with L.K. Advani during BJP Parliamentary board meeting at parliament house, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with L.K. Advani, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Social Justice and Empowerment minister Thawar Chand Gehlot and Agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh during BJP Parliamentary board meeting at parliament house, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and senior leaders L K Advani, MM Joshi and others during inauguration of the new BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, in New Delhi.

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BJP senior leaders L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Rajnath Singh and Nitin Gadkari during inauguration of the new BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah, L K Advani and other senior leaders in a meeting at the newly inaugurated BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, in New Delhi.

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PM Modi with BJP senior leader L K Advani during inauguration of the new BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, in New Delhi.

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PM Modi lights lamp as BJP President Amit Shah, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, senior leader LK Advani and other leaders look on, during inauguration of the new BJP headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, senior BJP leader L K Advani and other leaders attend the BJP parliamentary party meeting, during the Budget session of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents the Union Budget at Parliament, in New Delhi. Also seen are senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, Sports and Youth Affairs minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.

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A view of the Parliament House on the first day of Budget Session, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind being greeted by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during the Republic Day 'At Home' at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and BJP senior leader L K Advani during the swearing-in ceremony of Himachal Government at Ridge in Shimla.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with veteran BJP leader LK Advani, Rajnath Singh and Amit Shah during the swearing-in ceremony at Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

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Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and others during the swearing-in ceremony of the newly formed Council of Ministers of the Gujarat Government, at Gandhinagar, in Gujarat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets veteran BJP leader LK Advani during the swearing-in ceremony at Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

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PM Narendra Modi being felicitated by BJP President Amit Shah and other party members after success in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly election during the Parliamentary board meeting in New Delhi

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Senior BJP leader L.K. Advani arrives at the Parliamentary party meet in Delhi

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From left, Home minister Rajnath Singh, PM Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and senior BJP leader L.K. Advani at Parliamentary party meet in Delhi

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BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani after casting his vote during the second phase of assembly election, in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, senior BJP leader LK Advani, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi and other dignitaries during the tribute paying ceremony for the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack on its 16th anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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BJP leaders Pramod Mahajan, L.K. Advani, M.M. Joshi at the Babri Masjid

Senior BJP leader LK Advani with Rajya Sabha Dy Chairman PJ Kurien, Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam, MoS for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel and TMC member Derek O'Brien after paying tributes to the first Speaker of Lok Sabha, G V Mavalankar, on the occasion of his birth anniversary, at Parliament in New Delhi.

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BJP veteran LK Advani and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi after paying tributes to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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BJP veteran LK Advani and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi exchange greetings after paying tributes to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, BJP veteran LK Advani, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other leaders after paying tributes to the former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani being greeted by Former Prime Minister, Manhohan Singh on his 90th birthday, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani being greeted by his well-wishers on his 90th birthday, in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani seen during the celebration of his 90th birthday, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, L K Advani, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and other dignitaries after paying tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary, at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and BJP Senior Leader L K Advani at a function to pay tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary, at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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BJP senior leader L K Advani and his daughter Pratibha greets Union Minister Nitin Gadkari during Vijay Dashami function at RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani is greeted by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during Vijay Dashmi function at RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

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BJP senior leader L K Advani along with Union minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis during Vijay Dashami function at RSS headquarters in Nagpur.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani addressing the audience after launching the platinum jubilee celebrations of Jaigopal Garodia National Higher Secondary School in Chennai.

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BJP veteran LK Advani leaves after attending the funeral of Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh at Brar Square in New Delhi. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is also seen.

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(L-R) Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Ila Pant daughter-in-law of Pandit G B Pant, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani and others during the 130th birth anniversary of Govind Ballabh Pant in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh looks on while Congress President Sonia Gandhi interacts with senior BJP leader L K Advani after paying tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Finance minister Arun Jaitley, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP national President Amit Shah and senior leader L.K.Advani, sit during parliamentary party meeting at Parliament house in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP leader L K Advani at parliament to cast his vote for the election of Vice President at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP veteran LK Advani, Union ministers Arun Jaitley, Ravi Shanker Prasad and Thawar Chand Gehlot at the swearing-in ceremony of President Ram Nath Kovind in the Central Hall of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Former Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Devegowda, BJP veteran LK Advani and Congress President Sonia Gandhi during the farewell ceremony of President Pranab Mukherjee in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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BJP veteran LK Advani and Congress President Sonia Gandhi during the farewell ceremony of President Pranab Mukherjee in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi.

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Vice president M Hamid Ansari presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to BJP senior leader LK Advani during the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017 function, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Senior leader L. K. Advani, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other Ministers and MPs attending BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Union Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Senior leader L. K. Advani, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and other MPs attending BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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NDA vice-presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu meets senior BJP leader LK Advani at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah, Union minister Sushma Swaraj and Senior BJP leader LK Advani going to attend nomination filing procession of NDAs vice-presidential nominee Venkaiah Naidu at Parliament in New Delhi.

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Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and BJP Senior leader LK Advani at NDA meeting, in New Delhi.

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Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, senior leader LK Advani and other leaders at an NDA meeting in New Delhi.

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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, centre, holds hand of Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, left, and national Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, right, during president election at the parliament house, in New Delhi.

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Union ministers and senior BJP leaders pay tributes to Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee at a function to celebrate his birth anniversary at the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar and senior BJP leader L K Advani at a function to celebrate the birth anniversary of Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee at the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP senior leader LK Advani, party president Amit Shah, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other dignitaries at the special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament for the launch of 'Goods and Services Tax (GST)', in New Delhi.

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BJP senior leader LK Advani, party president Amit Shah, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other dignitaries stand for national anthem at the special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament for the launch of 'Goods and Services Tax (GST)', in New Delhi.

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Ram Nath Kovind filing nomination papers for the Presidential election, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries, at the Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP's presidential candidate Ramnath Kovind meets senior party leader LK Advani at his residence, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP senior leader LK Advani and other NDA leaders coming out of Parliament library to file nomination papers of NDAs presidential candidate, in New Delhi.

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NDA's nominee for presidential election 2017 Ram Nath Kovind arrives at the Parliament House complex, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP senior leader LK Advani and other NDA leaders to file nomination papers, in New Delhi.

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NDA's nominee for presidential election 2017 Ram Nath Kovind (3rd L) arrives at the Parliament House complex, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP senior leader LK Advani, former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, BJP chief Amit Shah and other NDA leaders to file nomination papers, in New Delhi.

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NDA's nominee for presidential election 2017 Ram Nath Kovind (3rd L) arrives at the Parliament House complex, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP senior leader LK Advani, former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal (second R) BJP chief Amit Shah (R) and other NDA leaders to file nomination papers, in New Delhi.

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Actor and BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha meets senior leader L K Advani and his daughter Pratibha Advani in Kochi, Kerala.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani at the VIP Guest House in Lucknow. Advani on Tuesday appeared before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in connection with the Babri Masjid demolition case.

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Senior BJP leader LK Advani with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at the VIP Guest House in Lucknow. Advani appeared before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in connection with the Babri Masjid demolition case.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan with senior BJP leader L K Advani and Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad pose for group photos after paying tributes to Pandit Motilal Nehru, on his Birth Anniversary, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Senior BJP Leader greets Dancer Sonal Mansingh as Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma looks on at the inauguration of KalaYatra2017, in New Delhi.

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BJP leader L K Advani greets Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in New Delhi.

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BJP leader L K Advani greets Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama in New Delhi. Advani's daughter Pratibha advani is also seen.

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Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and L.K. Advani

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BJP veteran leader LK Advani with Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan during the Padma awards ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Senior leader L K Advani and other MPs attending BJP parliamentary party meeting at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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