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Mukherjee's speech recalled glorious history of India: RSS

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

The RSS has said that former Mukherjee, in his speech at the organisation headquarters here, recalled the glorious history of the nation while highlighting inclusiveness, pluralism and unity in diversity as foundation of

"Mukherjee's address recalled the glorious history of the nation...5,000-year-old cultural heritage of the country. Our state system may have changed but our values remain the same. He also highlighted inclusiveness, pluralism and unity in diversity as foundation of Bharat," RSS prachar pramukh (official spokesperson) told last night and thanked for attending the RSS meet.

"We thank for him coming to the event and strengthening the conversation around the concept of nation, nationalism and patriotism," he said.

yesterday warned that any attempt to define through "religion, hatred, dogmas and intolerance" will dilute our existence and said public discourse must be freed of all forms of violence, as he addressed an RSS event despite criticism by the and his family.

Asserting that India's identity has emerged through a long-drawn process of confluence, assimilation and co-existence, Mukherjee, in a strong-worded speech on 'nation, nationalism and patriotism' in context of India, said India's soul resides in pluralism and tolerance.

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 15:20 IST