CHANDIGARH: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a veiled assault on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and dubbed them as “twenty first century Kauravas”.
Addressing a street-corner assembly after the Bharat Jodo Yatra led by him reached Ambala district Monday night, Gandhi stated Haryana is the land of the Mahabharata and went on to take a dig on the RSS and the ruling dispensation.
“Who had been the Kauravas? I’ll first inform you concerning the twenty first century Kauravas, they put on khakhi half-pants, they carry lathi in hand and maintain shakhas…. India’s 2-3 billionaires are standing with the Kauravas,” he alleged, referring to the RSS.
“Did the Pandavas do demonetisation, implement unsuitable GST? Would they’ve ever executed so? By no means. Why? As a result of they had been tapasvis and so they knew that demonetisation, unsuitable GST, farm legal guidelines are a strategy to steal from tapasvis of this land…. (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi did signal on these choices, however the energy of India’s 2-3 billionaires had been behind it, whether or not you agree or not.” he stated.
“Individuals don’t perceive this, however the battle which was at the moment, it’s similar immediately. Between whom is that this battle? Who had been Pandavas? Arjuna, Bhim…they used to do tapasya,” he additional stated.
He requested the gathering if that they had heard concerning the Pandavas spreading hatred on this land and doing any crime in opposition to an harmless individual.
“On one hand there have been these 5 tapasvis and then again there was a crowded organisation. With the Pandavas, there have been individuals of all religions. Like this (Bharat Jodo) Yatra, no person asks anybody from the place he comes. It’s a store of affection. The Pandavas had additionally stood in opposition to injustice, they too had opened store of affection available in the market of hate,” he stated.
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