Regarding Rahul Gandhi's attack on Savarkar Ji, Sena MP Sanjay Raut states, "Unacceptable to Maharashtra."

by Web Desk | Published: 18 Nov 2022

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Rahul Gandhi shouldn't have insulted VD Savarkar, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut, who is now on bail, told the media on Friday. "Shiv Sena and the people of Maharashtra do not allow visitors who insult Savarkar. Rahul Gandhi, the public is responding well to your Bharat Jodo Yatra. Why is Veer Savarkar under fire? This can lead to conflict within Maha Vikas Aghadi "Raut remarked.
He claimed that Maharashtrians venerate Savarkar and, in a jab at the BJP for being in power at the federal level, he questioned why Savarkar still hasn't received the Bharat Ratna. He questioned, "Is their admiration for Savarkar a façade? During the Bharat Jodo Yatra, Vandana Dongre of the Balasahebanchi Shiv Sena filed a complaint against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his comments about freedom fighter VD Savarkar.
On November 17, a Police Station complaint was made alleging that Gandhi's remarks had hurt the public's feelings. Under Sections 500 (defamation) and 501 (printing or engraving defamatory matter) of the Indian Penal Code, a non-cognizable offence was registered. The scion of Gandhi had declared, "Despite the British promising him land, [Birsa Munda] refused to bow down; he chose death," at a memorial service for tribal chieftain Birsa Munda in Washim. He is our idol, according to the Congress party. Savarkar Ji is revered by the BJP and RSS for his mercy requests to the British and pension acceptance.
Gandhi maintained his position and criticised Hindutva philosopher Savarkar on Thursday over requests for mercy to the British during the liberation movement. I beg to remain, Sir, your most devoted servant," Savarkar Ji said in the letter, which Gandhi also produced and read aloud. Gandhi questioned, "What motivated him to sign this letter? It was fright. The British terrified him." He stated, "This is my opinion regarding Savarkar Ji signing this letter," emphasising the fact that Vallabhbhai Patel, Jawaharlal Nehru, and Mahatma Gandhi all spent years in prison but "never signed such a letter." ".
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