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The RSS has already been called into question for not having replaced his photo on social networks with that of the tricolor to whom he told that such things should not be politicized.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, who was in Karnataka on Wednesday, gave a peek into the BJP’s Har Ghar Tiranga campaign by posting photos from his visit to Karnataka Khadi Village Industries. As he is seen posing with the national flag and ironing one, he wrote that history bears witness that those leading the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign are from the anti-national organization that did not hoist the tricolor flag for 52 years. Also Read: BJP, Congress clash over MPs’ Tiranga Yatra, photo of Nehru with Tricolor

“They couldn’t stop Congress at the time of freedom struggle. They won’t be able to party now,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted attacking the RSS-BJP, shortly after the Law Enforcement Directorate sealed the Indian Youth Bureau in the National Herald on Wednesday. premises and barricaded party headquarters and Gandhis’ residences.

Prime Minister Modi in his latest Mann ki Baat called on everyone to change their social media posting image to the national flag. Congress launched a response to this on Wednesday as the party’s official Twitter account and other leaders changed their social media photos to the image of Jawaharlal Nehru holding the national flag.

“The pride of the country is our tricolor. Our tricolor is in the heart of every Indian,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted changing his profile picture to Nehru holding the national flag.

“During the Lahore Session of 1929, while hoisting the flag on the banks of the Ravi River, Pandit Nehru said, ‘Once again you must remember that this flag has now been hoisted. As long as there is a single living Indian man, woman, child, the prestige of this tricolor must not be lowered,” Congress Leader Ramesh tweeted.

The RSS was questioned for not changing his social media photo to the national flag. “Such things should not be politicized. The RSS has already extended its support for ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ and ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ programs to be organized by the government, private bodies and Sangh-related organizations,” a said RSS Akhil Bhartiya Prachar Pramukh Sunil Ambekar to PTI “It is a process. Let’s handle it our way. We are thinking about how to celebrate. The Sangh has already clarified its position and supported all the programs initiated by the Center regarding Amrit Mahotsav,” an RSS official said.


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