Politics At LK Advani's political funeral, no one sheds a tear Updated : March 23, 2019 02:23 PM IST There are many who believe that Advani should have gracefully gone into the sunset after the NDA lost the 2009 elections. While Vajpayee was the acceptable face of the BJP, it was Advani’s personality that drove political Hindutva. Advani consciously tried to change his image from the hard man of the party, into a more acceptable figure, who would be as fondly regarded as Vajpayee was. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.