In a statement that will give opposition fresh ammunition to target Gandhi family, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on July 21 said that the Gandhi family has “never apologised” and “would rather face trial”.
The statement comes in wake of the Supreme Court asking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to either tender an apology for his remark against RRS or to face trial.
Rahul, in a 2014, had blamed RSS for Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination and was taken to court for his statement.
Looking at the criminal charges, Rahul had approached the apex court to get the charges against him dropped.
But the Supreme Court rejected Rahul’s request, and asked him to either apologize or get ready to face trail.
The matter would now be taken up on July 27 for hearing.
Replying to Singh’s statement, RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha has sarcastically said: