LK Advani has turned down party president Amit Shah's request to speak todayat the BJP's National Executive Meet in Bangalore. Advani's refusal to make a speech is seen as a signal of his deep disappointment. Top leaders were also unhappy for sidelining 87-year-old leader. He was only made part of lightning the 'Jyothi' during the start of meet. This was second time that Advani skipped the traditional address to the national executive, last time being 2013.