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RSS distances itself from article saying Godse should have killed Jawaharlal Nehru, not Mahatma Gandhi

The RSS has called it personal views of the writer and expected to release a statement in this regard.

Neethu Reghukumar |

Updated:October 25, 2014, 1:43 PM IST
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RSS distances itself from article saying Godse should have killed Jawaharlal Nehru, not Mahatma Gandhi
The RSS has called it personal views of the writer and expected to release a statement in this regard.

Thiruvanathapuram/New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has distanced itself from an article on Nehru-Gandhi-Godse written by a BJP leader in Kerala. The RSS has called it personal views of the writer and expected to release a statement in this regard.

An article that appeared in the RSS mouthpiece 'Kesari' on October 17 has indirectly suggested that the asssassin of Mahatma Gandhi, Nathuram Vinayak Godse should have killed Jawahar Lal Nehru and not Mahatma Gandhi. The article written by B Gopalakrishnan, who was the BJP candidate in Chalakudy Lok Sabha constituency, argued that the selfishness of Nehru was the reason for the partition of India.

"If history students honestly verified the historical facts before partition and also the views of Godse, they may arrive at the conclusion that Godse had chosen the wrong target," the article said.

The Congress in Kerala has demanded an inquiry into the article.

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