RSS has demanded resignation of BJP’s Madhya Pradesh Home Minister, Bhupendra Singh due to his slow action against the Police officers who allegedly beaten up an RSS functionary.
RSS workers in Balaghat, Jabalpur and parts of Mahakaushal region have observed bandh against police brutality on the saffron worker. The RSS functionaries have also launched an open attack on the government and state home minister for failing to control police atrocities in the state.
On Monday, police had arrested and beaten RSS’s district pracharak Suresh Yadav in Balaghat, after a complaint against him for an objectionable post on whatsapp. Later the senior police officers were suspended.
Raam Sharma an RSS functionary even said that “….Even during Congress regime, RSS workers were never brutally attacked by the police in such a way. Home minister should resign on moral grounds and the chief minister should terminate the guilty officials”
The matter was one of the major issues discussed during BJP’s two-day executive committee meeting. On second day, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan arrived at the venue first to clarify his stand on Balaghat incident.
”This is an unfortunate incident and government is taking serious action against the guilty officials”, Shivraj told reporters before the meeting. State home minister Bhupendra Singh also clarified, ”We cannot blame the entire system for the mistakes committee by a few police officials. The guilty were suspended and will be booked now. A team from Bhopal is investigating the case,” said the minister.
This is not the first time RSS is against BJP, some RSS workers had also criticized PM Narendra Modi for his statement against the crimes committed by Gaurakshaks (Cow Vigilante).