NEW DELHI: (AMN) Alarmed over Congress open war against Sangh Parivar, the RSS and the BJP on Friday apologized for the derogatory remarks made against Sonia Gandhi by its former chief K S Sudarshan.
Both the organisations described the remarks as unfortunate. The RSS, which had Thursday distanced itself from the controversial comments of Sudarshan, Friday went a step further and issued a statement expressing regret. Sangh leader Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi said as the Joint General Secretary of RSS, he expresses his heartfelt deep regrets over the alleged comments of Sudarshan, which had hurt the sentiments.
Party spokesperson Prakash Javadekar said RSS has clarified its stand and BJP’s views are the same as expressed by RSS on this issue. Earlier, Cong activists have protested former RSS Chief Sudarshan’s anti-Sonia Gandhi remarks at several parts of the country. Protests were held in Bhopal, Nashik, Kolkata, Patna, Chennai,Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and other places.