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I am against the ideology of RSS: Rahul

Gandhi appeared in a court in Assam for defamation case for his comments against the RSS

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Publish Date: Sep 29 2016 12:43PM | Updated Date: Sep 29 2016 2:35PM

I am against the ideology of RSS: Rahul

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said he is against the ideology of RSS and other organisations that only work to divide the nation. Gandhi appeared in a court in Assam for defamation case for his comments against the RSS on Thursday.

 

An RSS volunteer had filed a defamation suit against Rahul Gandhi last year regarding his visit to the Barpeta Satra, a 16th century Vaishnavite monastery on December 12 last year.

 

Rahul was supposed to enter the Satra before taking part in a road show, organised nearby, but did not do so and instead hit the road show directly. He later told media persons that some RSS workers prevented him from entering the Satra.

 

After appearing in court, Rahul spoke to the to reporters. Rahul said, "These cases are being filed against me because I am fighting for the underprivileged and common people, rights of the farmers, and unemployed youth.

 

Rahul said he won't be scared by these cases and will continue his struggle. "I'll not be deterred. I am happy, let them file as many cases as they want, I'll continue to fight for the unity of India," the Congress vice-president said.