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TMC's decision to celebrate Ram Navami our moral victory: RSS

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

The RSS today said the Trinamool Congress' decision to observe is a moral victory for the organisation as the ruling party had opposed the celebrations last year.

The had earlier this month said that it has decided to observe in district with a massive procession on March 25.

"It is a moral victory for the RSS that the ruling party is also saying that they want to celebrate We welcome this decision," RSS south Bengal said.

"Last year, we had seen how activists of various organisations were arrested for observing Ram Navami in the state. It is good that they have realised their mistake," Basu said.

On the state government's directive against armed processions during Ram Navami, he said the RSS is against any armed procession, be it for Ram Navami or

The state BJP leadership, however see the TMC's decision as an attempt to hijack the programme from the saffron party.

"Last year, Ram Navami celebrations (of BJP) was a great success. This time too it will be a great success," said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 00:50 IST