Pranab Mukherjee urged to reconsider attending RSS meet

Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has raised concerns over former President Pranab Mukherjee’s decision to attend the RSS meet on June 7.

Published: 31st May 2018 06:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st May 2018 06:20 AM   |  A+A-

Former President Pranab Mukherjee (PTI file photo)

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala has raised concerns over former President Pranab Mukherjee’s decision to attend the RSS meet on June 7.Chennithala wrote to Pranab urging him not to attend the RSS meet. The stance taken by Pranab, who is widely respected as the former President and a veteran Congress leader, raises concern among people who believe in democracy and secularism,

Chennithala said. He said it’s against the ideologies and ethics followed by the Congress.“Being a Congress leader who maintains a personal relationship with Pranab for more than 30 years, I cannot agree with this. As a leader who has made immense contributions to Congress and the democratic-secular movement in the country, Pranab Mukherjee should withdraw from the decision to attend the RSS meet,” said Chennithala in his letter.


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  • Sudhakar Kulkarni

    It is disgusting to note the so called secular Congress leaders making a hue & cry about Pranab Da's acceptance of RSS' invitation ! None of them felt even slightly uncomfortable when the shameless Mani Shankar Iyer & Salman Kursheed visited Pakistan to seek their support to bring down Mr. Modi
    2 years ago reply
  • GV

    Now a days Rahul Gandhi keeps on visiting HIndu temples . Is there any problem for congress ? Rahul may visit RSS camp also one of these days. What will they do at that time ? GV
    2 years ago reply
  • Soumen Ghosh

    Why so? When Mr. Ansari can attend the meeting of PFI
    2 years ago reply
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