RSS backs govt’s stand on Rohingya issue

DAINIK NATION BUREAU

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Pramukh Mohan Bhagwat has categorically said that necessary constitutional amendments will have to be made for the people of Jammu and Kashmir to be completely assimilated with the rest of the country. He was addressing after doing shashtra puja (worship of arms) on the occasion of dusshera/vijayadashmi,  which is also the Hindutva organisation’s foundation day, he backed the government’s stand on the Rohingya issue. Bhagwat said they were a threat to national security due to their links with “terrorist” groups.

In west Bengal and kerala, jihadi and anti-national forces were at work and even the governments extending their help to them as part of appeasement policy.

On Kashmir, Bhagwat said, “Necessary constitutional amendments will have to be made and old provisions will have to be changed in that state. Then the residents of Jammu and Kashmir can be completely assimilated with rest of Bharat and their equal cooperation and share will be possible in the national progress.”

Although he did not mention it, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the BJP have long demanded abrogation of Article 370, which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

As the matter is already pending in court. In which a plea demanding the repeal of Article 35A, which allows the state legislature to define permanent residents. Hindutva organisations have called it discriminatory.

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