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Lynching is a 'western construct', says RSS chief

Last Updated 09 October 2019, 01:42 IST

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said lynching is a “western construct” and should not be used in the Indian context to defame the country.

Addressing the Vijayadashmi function of the RSS at Reshimbagh ground in Nagpur, he said the word ‘lynching’ does not originate from Indian ethos but comes from a separate religious text, and such terms should not be imposed on Indians.

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(Published 09 October 2019, 01:42 IST)

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