Anna Hazare dismisses RSS links
The RSS claim that it was part of the anti-corruption movement of Anna Hazare set off a new controversy with the Gandhian dismissing the claim.
Ralegan Siddhi: The RSS claim that it was
part of the anti-corruption movement of Anna Hazare on Friday set
off a new controversy with the Gandhian dismissing the claim
and Congress leader Digvijay Singh saying his stand has been
Debunking the RSS claim, Hazare told reporters, "nobody
approached me. Not a single RSS worker met me or approached
me. How are they saying this? I don`t know."
He was reacting to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat`s remarks at
the RSS` annual Dussehra rally in Nagpur yesterday that its
volunteers "are already active in all movements against
corruption without craving for their own position and credit".
Referring to Bhagwat`s claim, Digvijay Singh said that he
stood vindicated by RSS chief`s statement that the volunteers
of his organisation had taken part in the recent
Singh said he had all along maintained that the RSS was
part of Hazare`s agitation for a strong Lokpal Bill and his
stand has been vindicated now.
He said on many occasions he had to face strong criticism
for making such statements, but now he has been proved