Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar`s grandson on Thursday registered a complaint against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for allegedly “insulting” Savarkar, police said.

Ranjit Savarkar, the late freedom fighter`s grandson, in a complaint lodged at Shivaji Park police station here also demanded that Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole too should be booked for `making similar statements`.

No First Information Report has been registered yet, said a police official.

Also read: Mortal remains of eight Indians killed in Maldives garage fire repatriated

Rahul Gandhi, during his Bharat Jodo Yatra on Thursday, continued to target Savarkar accusing him of helping the British and writing mercy petitions to them out of fear.

Addressing a press conference at Wadegaon in Maharashtra`s Akola district, Gandhi showed documents dating back to 1920 from government records, claiming that they contained a letter written by Savarkar to the British.

“No FIR has been registered. We are conducting further probe,” said a police official.

This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever.

Source link

Leave comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *.