RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat good choice for President, will make India a 'Hindu Rashtra': Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Updated On : 14 Jun , 2017 , 12:49 PM
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and PM Narendra Modi (File photo: PTI)
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and PM Narendra Modi (File photo: PTI)
Mumbai:

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday hailed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, saying the latter will be a good choice for President of India and he will make the country a ‘Hindu Rashtra’.

“It is the highest post in the country. Somebody with a clean image should occupy it. We have heard Mohan Bhagwat’s name is being discussed for President.

“If India has to be made a ‘Hindu Rashtra’, Bhagwat will be a good choice for President. But the decision (to support his candidature) will be taken by Uddhavji,” he told reporters here.

On asking if he will attend the dinner hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi where the strategy for the presidential polls will be discussed, Raut said sumptuous food is cooked at “Matoshree” (Uddhav Thackeray’s residence in Mumbai) as well.

“In the last two Presidential polls, Balasaheb (Thackeray) had gone against the flow and done what was in the interest of the nation. Even then, the Presidential candidates had come to ‘Matoshree’ to discuss the elections,” the Sena leader said.

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“Those who want votes can come to ‘Matoshree’. We are ready for a dialogue. Sumptuous food is cooked at ‘Matoshree’ as well,” Raut said.

First Published : Monday, March 27, 2017 05:06 PM
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