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Turning to 'full pants' won't make you modern: JD(U) tells RSS

The announcement about the change in the dress code of the RSS was made in Nagpur by Bhaiyyaji Joshi

ANI  |  Patna 

Turning to 'full pants' won't make you modern: JD(U) tells RSS

The on Monday extended its support to supremo statement on Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), saying that merely turning to won't modernise the right wing organisation.

"Lalu ji has said this after a thoughtful process because by merely wearing instead of half pants would not turn you (RSS) into a You have to change your mentality, you have to change your thinking and you have to act in today's terms. Just talking of Hindu fringe is not going to make them modern," spokesperson Ajay Alok told ANI

"We fully support Lalu ji that if you (RSS) don't change your then it is better to be in half pants," he added.

With the replacing the khakhi shorts with brown trousers, had on Sunday pledged to return the volunteer organisation in 'half pants' again.

"The has updated itself because they are now in power. They would wear instead of half pants, but we would again make them return in 'half pants'," Lalu had said

"We have to remove BJP from the entire nation," he added.

The announcement about the change in the dress code of the RSS was made in Nagpur by RSS General Secretary Suresh (Bhaiyyaji) Joshi.

"We have changed our uniform. We move with the times and are not rigid," Mr Joshi said. "We have decided to replace the khaki shorts with brown trousers."

He said the details of when the new uniform will become functional will be worked out. Care would be taken to ensure that the new trousers would be comfortable while doing physical activities, a component of the daily routine of the RSS morning shakhas (branches), he said, saying even cricketers and martial artistes wear full trousers.

 

 

First Published: Mon, March 14 2016. 11:21 IST
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