Both Advani and Sachin Tendulkar were a part of an Era,
One for the party, another for Indian Cricket.
Both shored up their respective fields of Play, BJP, Cricket.
They have enriched their fields beyond the wildest dreams,one from 2 to 182, another the team from Zero to World Power of Cricket.
One fails to understand that it is a team Game(Politics)
One understands his time is up and been told so, while the other given hints, has gradually retired from some forms, though not fully.
The other has been gives enough hints to step aside and he sulks and lives in past glory.For both,their understudy have come up, though may not match them, are good enough.
When will they learn?
“The rift in BJP was on Monday wide open with L K Advani quitting from all the party posts, apparently opposing the elevation of his one-time protege Gujarat chief ministerNarendra Modi as election campaign committee chief.
85-year-old Advani, a founder member of the BJP and considered the party patriarch after Atal Bihari Vajpayee, resigned from all main fora of the party — parliamentary board, national executive and election committee.
In his resignation letter to party President Rajnath Singh, who announced the appointment of Modi as chairman of the election campaign committee yesterday at the BJP national executive, he rued that the BJP was no longer the “same idealistic party” created by Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, Deendayal Upadhyaya, Nanaji Deshmukh and Vajpayee.
“For some time I have been finding it difficult to reconcile either with the current functioning of the party, or the direction in which it is going,” he said.
“Most leaders of ours are now concerned just with their personal agendas,” Advani said in his one-page resignation.
Advani had skipped the three-day deliberations of the party in Goa over the weekend citing health reasons. This was the first time Advani had stayed away from the national executive and the office bearers’ meeting prior to it.
In the letter, Advani said, “All my life I have found working for the Jana Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party a matter of great pride and endless satisfaction for myself”.”