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'Modi-RSS 'stopped' me from entering Assam temple, who are they to do it?'

"They put women in front of me so I couldn't enter temple."


'Modi-RSS 'stopped' me from entering Assam temple, who are they to do it?'

New Delhi: Opening a new front against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, Monday, alleged that the RSS and the BJP prevented him from entering a temple in Assam.

“I wanted to go to Barpeta Satra in Assam but RSS people stopped me from entering the temple. Who are they to stop me from entering the temple,” Rahul said. The Congress leader was in Barpeta to participate in a Padyatra.

“They put women in front of me so I couldn't enter temple, this is how the BJP operates,” he said, adding that the incident shows the mentality of Prime Minister Modi.

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Rahul was echoing Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who had yesterday alleged that theBJP and RSS had conspired to not allow Rahul enter the Barpeta Satra.

Barpeta – with 70% Muslim population - in lower Assam was earlier the Congress' bastion but is now a stronghold of the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF).

While an official reaction from the BJP is awaited, Twitter was abuzz was abuzz with denial of Rahul's claim.

From Zee News

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