In a sensational remark, the Union Minister Uma Bharti pointed out that Congress was the prime beneficiary of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi and that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) suffered the most due to this outcome.
The remark is set to stir a hornet’s nest. Uma Bharti’s statement came as she took part in the party’s Gaurav Yatra in poll-bound Gujarat.
,p>She said that it is a fact that Nathuram Godse killed Mahatma Gandhi and added that it is also a bitter truth that the Congress party benefited the most from the assassination of the Father of Nation.
She said that, “We went to jail. We were banned. And we are still suffering for that till today. The country suffered a lot and the Sangh and Jana Sangh suffered a lot.
Due to the assassination, the Congress benefited most as he had announced that Congress will be disbanded and a new political wing will be formed (after independence),”.>