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BSP slams RSS over Mohan Bhagwat's comment on army

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The on Tuesday condemned a statement of (RSS) chief that they were ready, before the Indian Army, to take on if the need arises.

In a statement, party supremo said the statement was not only an insult to the country's armed forces but also reflected the 'militant swayam sevaks' that RSS nurtured.

"If the RSS is so confident of its cadres, why has and its other senior functionaries taken the protection of NSG and police commandos" the four-time asked.

She further said it was shameful that the had tried to run down the armed forces at a speech in Muzaffarpur in recently.

"The statement will dampen the spirits and morale of the Indian Army," she said.

The BSP supremo also sought an unqualified apology from the

The Dalit leader said the RSS should also come out of the belief that it was a social organisation as it was, through its activities, fast turning into a political entity.

"You are no more a social organisation but one which all the time is engaged in political activities and are trying to help in all possible ways the BJP in electoral politics," added.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 16:00 IST