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Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty in RSS defamation case

India Blooms 2018-06-12 12:19:46



Bhiwandi, Jun 12 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi has pleaded not guilty in the case which was filed by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker after the former accused the RSS of assassinating Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi during an election rally in 2014, media reports said.

Rahul had appeared at Bhiwandi court on Tuesday.

RSS worker Rajesh Kunte had filed the defamation case in Bhiwandi in 2014.

Rahul has confessed that he did accuse the RSS of assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.

On May 2, the court had asked Rahul to appear before it on Jun 12.

RSS, which is a paramilitary organisation, is an ideological mentor of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).