After Rahul's 'shorts' remark, RSS calls on Priyanka to attend a session

ANI | Updated: Oct 11, 2017 19:29 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 11 (ANI): RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha on Wednesday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks in which he seemed to suggest that the organisation discriminated against women.

Downplaying Rahul's remark Sinha invited former's sister Priyanka Gandhi to attend a session and see for herself how women are treated in RSS.

Earlier on Tuesday, Rahul accused the BJP-RSS of discriminating against women in their organisations and asked if anyone had ever seen women at any RSS 'shakha' meeting wearing shorts.

Condemning Rahul's statement, Sinha said that former has insulted women by making such remark.

"Rahul Gandhi insulted women by making statements on shorts. Rahul Gandhi does not know anything about RSS. I invite Priyanka Gandhi to attend RSS shakha then only he would get to know about RSS perspective that it respects and treat women equally," Sinha told ANI.

He further said Rahul should not make any observation of such low level discourse without understanding the values of the 90 years old institution.

Rahul during his two-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat drew huge flak for making statement against women in RSS.

"The BJP's main outfit is the RSS. How many women are there in the RSS? Ever seen any RSS 'shakha' (branch) with women wearing shorts? At least I haven't seen any," Rahul said at a meeting in Gujarat's Akota. (ANI)