Bharatpur: Describing the country as a "Hindu rashtra", Rajasthan Home Minister GC Kataria on Saturday said RSS's message has to be spread to unite the country.
He was in the city to attend the four day RSS event which started yesterday.
Kataria, who said that he was attending the meeting in his personal capacity, described RSS as a family where review of work takes place every year.
"We are working in different fields and have assembled here to discuss and review. This (RSS) is our family and we meet one or two times in an year. Our work is reviewed in this way)," Kataria said.
Asked about what Bhagwat said, Kataria replied,"It is an internal matter. Hindu rashtra ka sangathan karna hai. Hum swayam sewak ke nate yahan aae hain aur Hindu rashtra ke bare me baat kar rahe hain. Ye Hindu rashtra hi to hai. (We have to unite the Hindu nation. We have come here as swayam sevak (RSS cadre) to discuss about the Hindu nation. This is a Hindu nation, what else will you call it)."
The home minister said that the work and plans of various front organisations of RSS was being reviewed and "we all participated as swayam sevak in the programme."