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How many women are there in RSS, asks Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  Vadodara 

vice president Rahul Gandhi today targeted the and alleging that they did not give any importance to women and asked how many of them were seen attending the Sangh's 'shakhas'.

He said in contrast, women work at every level in the


"The BJP's thinking is that till women are silent they are good, when they start speaking up they try to shut them (women) up," Gandhi said at a gathering of students here on the second day of his campaign in

"Their organisation is the How many women are there in the .. Have you ever seen any woman in shakhas wearing shorts?" he said in a sarcastic tone.

"In the you will see women at every level in the organisation," he said.

Khakhi shorts were a trademark of volunteers which they used to wear during their drills in the past, before they changed to full pants over an year back.

Gandhi also said that if his party's comes to power in Gujarat, it will give importance to women and try to resolve their issues.

The leader began his second day of 'Navsarjan Yatra' in central region from Vadodara by addressing the students.

He addressed 10 meetings yesterday and offered prayers at the famous Santram Temple in Nadiad.

In the first leg of the Navsarjan Yatra last month, Gandhi had travelled in the Saurashtra.

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First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 16:13 IST
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