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India Pranab Mukherjee will not rejoin politics, says daughter after Shiv Sena comment

16:40  10 june  2018
16:40  10 june  2018 Source:   hindustantimes.com

Pranab Mukherjee to address RSS today, his daughter sends reminder: Speech will be forgotten, visual will stay

  Pranab Mukherjee to address RSS today, his daughter sends reminder: Speech will be forgotten, visual will stay Pranab Mukherjee to address RSS today, his daughter sends reminder: Speech will be forgotten, visual will stayOn the day former President Pranab Mukherjee landed in Nagpur and was received by RSS Sahsarakaryavaha V Bhagaiah, his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee Wednesday took to Twitter to remind him that “by going to Nagpur, you are giving BJP/RSS full handle to plant false stories...”. Mukherjee will be chief guest at an RSS event Thursday.

Sharmishtha Mukherjee , Congress leader and daughter of Pranab Mukherjee . Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena spokersperson. “One may have ideological differences with RSS, but it is a nationalist organisation. My question is does he think his previous comments against RSS were wrong?

Former president Pranab Mukherjee could be the consensus candidate for the Prime Minister’s post if the BJP fails to garner a majority in the 2019 general elections, the Shiv Sena said on Saturday. The RSS think tank strategically uses such visits (like one by Mukherjee ) for future politics .

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Pranab Mukherjee will “NOT” rejoin politics, said his daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee on Sunday, reacting after a Shiva Sena leader commented that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) could name the former president for the prime minister’s post in the 2019 elections.

Sharmistha Mukherjee’s comment comes after Pranab in a speech at the RSS headquarters in Nagpur last week said attempts to define India’s nationhood on the basis of religion would “dilute our nationality.”

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Mohan Bhagwat and Pranab Mukherjee © Reuters Mohan Bhagwat and Pranab Mukherjee

Shiv Sena said Pranab’s speech indicates that the RSS is considering its options if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were to lose the elections. “We feel RSS is preparing itself for a situation where it might put forth Pranab Mukherjee ji as PM name if BJP fails to get required numbers, in any case BJP will lose a minimum of 110 seats this time,” news agency ANI quoted senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut as saying.

Sharmistha, a Congress leader, rejected Raut’s statement. “Mr Raut, after retiring as President of India, my father is NOT going to enter into active politics again,” she said on Twitter.

Sharmistha, using her Twitter handle, had protested Pranab’s decision to visit Nagpur, warning that it would give give the BJP and RSS “full handle” to plant rumours and false stories.

  Pranab Mukherjee will not rejoin politics, says daughter after Shiv Sena comment © Reuters

The Shiv Sena and the BJP are allies in the Maharashtra government, but have a frosty relationship. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray signaled that his party could still contest the Lok Sabha elections on its own.

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