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BJP, RSS are not 'God-Ke Lovers' but 'God-Se Lovers': Rahul

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

on Friday took a swipe at the over its leaders making controversial remarks on Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse, saying the and the RSS are not "God-ke Lovers" but "God-se Lovers".

The Pandora's box opened on Thursday with BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate and Malegaon blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur lauding as a "patriot" and issuing an apology hours later, saying she respected Gandhi and his work for the country cannot be forgotten.

"I finally got it. The and the RSS... Are not God-Ke Lovers. They are God-Se Lovers," tweeted.

As the row over Thakur's remarks escalated, from Karnataka Nalin Kumar Kateel compared with former prime

"killed one, Kasab killed 72, killed 17,000. You judge who is more cruel in this??" Kateel tweeted on Thursday, equating Godse, 26/11 terror attack convict and

also found himself in the with a purported tweet justifying Godse's action. However, later the claimed his account was hacked.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 15:31 IST