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RSS spreads hatred: Rahul

IANS  |  Ajmer (Rajasthan) 

on Thursday accused the RSS of spreading hatred in the society.

Attending a national meet of the Rashtriya Seva Dal, Gandhi said those wearing half pants and holding 'lathis' in their hands in the morning only spread hatred.

The reference was to the morning 'shakas' the RSS holds across the country.

But the wants to change the country by spreading love and harmony, Gandhi said.

was now waging an ideological battle, he said. On the one side, there was RSS and BJP who he alleged were spreading hated while the on other side there was an ideology that spread love and peace.

Gandhi attacked for repeatedly saying that there had been no progress in the country in the last 70 years.

Referring to a statement by Modi that the 'elephant' called was sleeping before he became the Prime Minister, Gandhi said: "So he means to say that (Mahatma) Gandhi did nothing, did nothing, and Ambedkar did nothing. The Chief Ministers of states, the farmers, workers and people did nothing."

Gandhi said Modi had a notion that things changed in only after he became the

His statements, he said, were an insult to each and every person in the country.

Gandhi apologized to members of Congress Seva Dal, admitting that they did not get the respect they deserved. "The Congress backbone is Seva Dal and not the Congress or NSUI," said the

and welcomed Gandhi at the

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 13:58 IST
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