Sharmishtha Mukherjee speaks against father Pranab participating in RSS event
Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Nagpur to attend an RSS event on Thursday is giving the BJP and RSS an opportunity to spread rumours, his daughter Sharmishtha Mukherjee said on Wednesday.
The Delhi Congress leader tweeted that the BJP had floated rumours of her joining the party. Tweeting at her father she said: “hope @CitiznMukherjee now realizes from today’s incident, how BJP dirty tricks dept operates. Even RSS wouldn’t believe that u r going 2 endorse its views in ur speech. But the speech will be forgotten, visuals will remain &those will be circulated with fake statements. ½ [sic].’
Not like father, not like daughter
In another tweet, she added: “@CitiznMukherjee By going 2 Nagpur, u r giving BJP/RSS full handle 2 plant false stories, spread falls rumours as @day &making it somewhat believable. And this is just d beginning! 2/2 [sic].’’
Former President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest at the closing ceremony of ‘Tritya Varsha Sangh Shiksha Varg’, an RSS event to mark the conclusion of three years’ training camp. He will also be delivering a speech at the event on Thursday.
Mr. Mukherjee, when he was associated with the Congress, had moved a resolution during a party conclave in 2010 to investigate alleged links of the terrorists with the RSS and its sister organizations.