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Friends Of Saffron

The Congress—progenitor of Ayodhya—has often had sympathisers for the Cause

Friends Of Saffron
Friends Of Saffron
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"In the end, Indira Gandhi has earned her name as a great martyr on the doorsteps of history. With her courage and efficiency, she demonstrated that only she understood the realities of our corrupt and divided society and was capable of uniting the country dominated by rotten politics. She was a great woman and in her valiant death, she has become greater."—Nanaji Deshmukh, RSS thinker, after Indira's assassination. "Indianness means equal respect for all religions. This is the core of Indian philosophy. Atal Behari Vajpayee's vision is soaked in this Indianness. His becoming PM is the victory of this 'sanatan' Indianness. If Atal Behari had not talked about this 'sanatan' Indianness, the BJP would never have come to power."—Congress leader Vasant Sathe, in the March 29, 1998, issue of Panchjanya, BJP weekly.

THE RSS-Congress relationship can be best described as symbiotic. Though Congress now describes the RSS as 'fascist', RSS leaders say the current trend of bi-polar politics is what is needed for the...

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