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Have Come Here To Pay Respect To Great Son Of Mother India KB Hedgewar: Pranab Mukherjee

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| June 7 , 2018 , 18:10 IST

Former President Pranab Mukherjee who is in Nagpur to address the RSS Tritiya Varsh event visited the residence of Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, the founding Sarsanghchalak or head of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

Mukherjee who is slated to address 700 cadres of the Sangh was welcomed by RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at the residence of KB Hedgewar. In the visitor book, Mukherjee wrote, “Today I came here to pay my respect and homage to a great son of Mother India KB Hedgewarji.”

His decision to participate in the RSS event had triggered a massive political debate. Top leaders of the Congress party like Jairam Ramesh and Ramesh Chennithala requested him not to attend the event. Even his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee who serves as the Delhi unit President of Mahila Congress tweeted, “Hope @CitiznMukherjee now realises from todays’ incident, how BJP dirty tricks dept operates. Even RSS wouldn’t believe that u r going 2 endorse its views in ur speech. But the speech will be forgotten, visuals will remain & those will be circulated with fake statements.”

“By going 2 Nagpur, u r giving BJP/RSS full handle 2 plant false stories, spread falls rumours as 2day & making it somewhat believable. And this is just d beginning!” she further wrote.

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