Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has said India is a country of Hindus and not Hindutvadis, who want to be in power in any condition.
Elaborating the difference between the two, he said, “Two words cannot mean the same thing. Every word has a different meaning. In our country’s politics today, the meaning of Hindu and Hindutva are the same. These are not the same thing, they are two different words and they mean completely different things. I am a Hindu but not a Hindutvawadi. Mahatma Gandhi was a Hindu and Nathuram Godse was a Hindutvawadi, he added.
He said if there is inflation in the country and there is suffering, then this has been done “This is a country of Hindus, not Hindutvadis. If there is inflation in the country and there is suffering, then this has been done by Hindutvadis. Hindutvadis want power in any condition,” Gandhi said addressing a rally against rising inflation in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
He targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying his friends have “ruined” the country during the NDA dispensation. “Modi ji and his three-four industrialist friends ruined the country in seven years,”Gandhi alleged.“I am Hindu and not Hindutvadi,” he said.
“No matter whatever happens, Hindu seeks and spends his whole life in search of truth whereas Hindutva spends his whole life in search of power and getting empowered. He will kill anyone for the sake of power. The path of Hindu is ‘Satyagraha’ while the path of Hindutva is ‘Sattagraha.’ KMS—1K
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