Rahul Gandhi should make allegations based on facts not on emotions, says BJP

“If Rahul Gandhi has been summoned by court, he needs to comply with it." said BJP leader Nalin Kohli.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:August 7, 2016 4:34 am
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Reacting to a defamation case filed against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on his alleged remarks on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) official spokespersons Nalin Kohli on Saturday suggested him to make allegations based on facts and not on emotions, otherwise issues like this will keep on arising.

“If Rahul Gandhi has been summoned by court, he needs to comply with it. The better option always for any individual is to make allegations based on facts not on emotions. Otherwise these kinds of proceedings are about to emanate,” said BJP leader Nalin Kohli.

Echoing similar view, BJP leader G.V.L. Narsimha Rao said, “Gandhi was very irresponsible in making wild allegations against a nationalist organisation, RSS. It is time for him to publically apologise or face the consequences in the court.”

Gandhi will have to appear before the Kamrup Metropolitan Court on September 29 in connection with a defamation case following his remark during his visit to lower Assam’s Barpeta in December last year.

Gandhi had alleged that RSS workers had stopped him from entering the Barpeta Satra, a Vaishnavite monastery. His remarks triggered a controversy across the country when he alleged that the women were made to sit at the entrance of the Satra, refusing him entry.

An RSS volunteer Anjan Bora had filed a criminal defamation case against Gandhi in the court claiming that he had tarnished the organisation’s image by saying he was not allowed by its members to enter Barpeta Satra, a 16th century Vaishnavite monastery in Assam, on December 12, 2015.
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In the suit, the complainant charged Gandhi with making false statements to defame the RSS.

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    Bhagavath B S
    Aug 7, 2016 at 3:37 am
    MILK BOY ALWAYS DO LIKE THIS,Nobody cares his emotions let him go to heeeel
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    Sri
    Aug 7, 2016 at 1:39 am
    Why are you worried about what rahul has to say..etc.. May be he is not intelligent as you crooked BJP politicians but he is far better than half knowledge guys in your party.
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    sivakumar
    Aug 7, 2016 at 5:21 am
    are you referring to the infamous 2014 interview to Arnad Goswami !!!! - yes he is far better than the half knowledge guys - in being a full fledged joker .... - could not stop smiling - when I think about the interview - even now, after 2 years ....
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    M S Prabhakar
    Aug 7, 2016 at 1:56 am
    "allegations based on facts" is an oxymoron!
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    rohan
    Aug 7, 2016 at 3:57 am
    When Sangees manage shadow plays, facts are felt but can't be seen !
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    Satish Berry
    Aug 7, 2016 at 2:45 am
    How many defamation case Rahul has to face. He should be careful and responsible when he blames people or organization. Obviously, he is not playing smart.
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    SC Joshi
    Aug 7, 2016 at 2:55 am
    It is sure that Mr. Rahul will go prepared with the facts available with him, supporting his allegations, else he has to face the consequences. Otherwise best thing for him would be to apologies for his remarks
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