Congress Promises Ban On RSS Shakhas In Madhya Pradesh, BJP Hits Back

The Congress's manifesto for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls, pledging a ban on holding RSS shakhas on government premises and stopping government staffers from attending those has raised the heckles of the ruling BJP in the poll-bound state.

India News: BHOPAL/INDORE: A day after Madhya Pradesh Congress released its manifesto in which it pledged to ban RSS shakhas in government offices, BJP on Sunday .

Madhya Pradesh elections: Congress promise to bar govt staff from RSS activities sparks row

More than 12 years ago, the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government had allowed state government employees to attend RSS shakhas, arguing that the Sangh was a socio-cultural organisation and not a political entity.

MP: Cong promises to ban RSS shakhas in govt buildings

The first of the manifesto-wars has broken out and the bone of contention is the presence of RSS Shakhas in Madhya Pradesh government buildings.

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Congress spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi defended saying their point is that a government employee is committed to country's constitution and not to a particular political thought or organisation.

Congress poll promise to check RSS shakhas running in Madhya Pradesh draws BJP ire | madhya pradesh elections | Hindustan Times Congress poll promise to check RSS shakhas running in Madhya Pradesh draws BJP ire

BJP spokesperson Rajneesh Agrawal said RSS is a disciplined social and cultural organisation and Congress is trying to project it as anti-minority.

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In its manifesto titled 'Vachan Patra', the Congress also promised a minimum support price (MSP) for crops.