Betul:In yet another controversial statement, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that all Muslims living in India are Hindus. He was speaking here at a function.
Bhagwat said that the nationality of Muslims was Hindu. He was speaking at a function in Betul, where RSS ideologue Gowalkar was imprisoned.
Bhagwat said that the identity of India in the world because of Hindus.Thus, he said that the citizens of the country were Hindus and even the nationality of Muslims was Hindu.
The opposition parties in UP are likely to use Bhagwat's statement against BJP.
During Bihar elections, the RSS comment on reservation had affected the BJP fortunes and eventually the RJD-JD(U) alliance swept the elections
It is not for the first time that Bhagwat has made such a statement.In 2014, he had said, “Hindustan is a Hindu nation…Hindutva is the identity of our nation and it (Hinduism) can incorporate others (religions) in itself.”
On another occasion he had said, “The cultural identity of all Indians is Hindutva and the present inhabitants of the country are descendants of this great culture.”
Recently RSS chief had said that since Hindus are not united they are unable to freely in some parts of India.