Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi who is here in connection with a case filed by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh RSS functionary on Thursday flayed the ideology of the RSS saying organisation like it try to quot;dividequot; India and said he is not deterred by such cases.
quot;I am for unity of the country and love and affection among the people of this countryquot; Gandhi said flanked by former chief minister Tarun Gogoi and a huge number of Congress supporters.
quot;These people RSS want that I don’t fight for the farmers but I can’t do that. It is in my DNA it is inside me. I am not scared. I will not be deterred. I am happy… let them put as many cases against me as they wantquot; he said.
The Congress leader said he stood for the unity of the country and was against the ideology of RSS and all such other organisations quot;which try to divide India and are harmful for the countryquot;.
Gandhi claimed such cases are filed against him to disturb his ongoing UP Yatra.
quot;Such cases are filed against me to stop me from working for the rights of poor farmers weaker section of society labourers and unemployed youths. In UP my yatra is on…. such cases are to disturb itquot; Gandhi told reporters after coming out of the CJM Court.
Howsoever many cases are filed against me that much more I will go ahead and fight to help the poor farmers weaker section of society labourers and unemployed youths. My purpose is to help themquot; Gandhi said.
Accusing the government of working for the betterment of only 10-15 people Gandhi said quot;acche din good days have come only for those people while farmers labourers and the unemployed are sadquot;.
Anjan Bora a ‘Bibhag Chanchalak’ of RSS had filed the criminal defamation case against Rahul Gandhi stating that heGandhi had tarnished the image of the RSS by saying he was not allowed by the members to enter Barpeta Satra a 16th century Vaishnavite monastary in Assam on December 12 2015.