New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday slammed the Palghar lynching in which two sadhus were killed, saying there is no place for violence in society. He also urged everyone to control “anger”. “The sages did not harm anyone,” he said. Also Read - Avoid 'Nationalism' Word, it Refers to 'Hitler, Nazism': RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat
Further, in what seemed liked a reference to the Jamaat Congregation held in Delhi last month, Bhagwat said the entire community should not be alienated based on mistakes of few people. Also Read - Mohan Bhagwat Says Divorce Cases More in Educated & Affluent Families, Sonam Kapoor Slams 'Regressive' Comment
“It was the responsibility of the administration to keep law and order in check. If someone has made a mistake, we should not alienate the community. Community leaders should tell people not to be angry and get misled,” Bhagwat said in an online address to the Sangh’s workers. Also Read - RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Says Hindutva is Unity in Diversity
Further, he urged the people to go ‘Swadeshi’ to tackle the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that has claimed over 820 lives in India so far.
Bhagwat also spoke on the importance of staying at home, following the lockdown rules and social distancing norms to combat the coronavirus. “Stay at home and pray to God,” he said.
“People can win the war by staying at home. Also, we should follow lockdown norms and social distancing”. He said the last few days of lockdown enabled him to spend time at home.