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Rahul Gandhi in Uttarakhand: For 52 years, RSS did not respect and hoist national flag

Rahul Gandhi is addressing party workers in Rishikesh ahead of assembly elections in Uttarakhand.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 17, 2017 10:17 am
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Addressing party workers in poll-bound Uttarakhand, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a blistering attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, saying that the right-wing group did not respect and hoist the national flag at its Nagpur headquarters for 52 years after independence.

“Since 7-8 months I am researching, I even googled about our party to see what is it that BJP-RSS want to destroy,” said Rahul while addressing his party workers in Rishikesh.

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On the raging debate over Khadi calendar row, Rahul castigated Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he removed the image of the man (Mahatma Gandhi) who sacrificed his life for the nation. He also criticised the Modi-led government over the demonetisation drive and for destroying the credibility of the Reserve Bank of India.

“Congress Party made and strengthened RBI so that there is a body which is not under government’s pressure as it takes economic decisions. But in a minute the soul of this institution was murdered by Modi Ji,” he said.

The Congress vice-president also called on PM Modi to take the decision regarding One Rank One Pension (OROP) immediately with the same swiftness he announced the decision of demonetisation.

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    Abu talib
    Jan 16, 2017 at 4:45 pm
    Time to marry a Sadhvi youngman !
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      Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
      Jan 16, 2017 at 10:34 am
      Abha Indian or ADHA INDIAN like your Italian master of bar dancer PAPPU?????
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        Michellegt;Vedicgt;human
        Jan 16, 2017 at 10:21 am
        But the last 70yrs--his and nehrus sold the flag to mullah's and VETICANS and the result is Kashmir,---POK,---PORKI,---while himself is a fake hi of Italian decent,----Jai hind.
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          Regi
          Jan 16, 2017 at 10:57 am
          See all comments bjp supporters just insulting him not give him proper answer..
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            jay
            Jan 16, 2017 at 4:33 pm
            Congress has agenda to work against Hinduism. This is open and everybody understood clearly.
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