RSS to take legal action against Rahul Gandhi

Taking strong exception to Rahul Gandhi`s comments, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said that it would initiate legal action against the Congress vice president for blaming the outfit for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

By Biplob Ghosal | Last Updated: Mar 07, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

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New Delhi: Taking strong exception to Rahul Gandhi`s comments, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday said that it would initiate legal action against the Congress vice president for blaming the outfit for assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

Senior RSS ideologue Ram Madhav said that the outfit will be taking the legal route against Rahul and also complaint against the Election Commission.

Madhav made RSS` point of view public through his Twitter account. Here`s what the RSS spokesperson wrote:

Madhav`s reaction comes a day after the Gandhi scion said, "RSS people killed Gandhiji and today their people (BJP) talk of him...They opposed Sardar Patel and Gandhiji." The Congress vice president made the comments while addressing a rally in Maharashtra`s Thane district.