Read: RSS to initiate legal action against Rahul Gandhi"Hum rajneeti mein nahin hain. Humara kaam 'Namo Namo' karna nahin hai. Humein apne lakshya ke liye kaam karna hai (We are not in politics. Our work is not to chant ‘Namo, Namo’. We must work towards our own target)," the Indian Express quoted Bhgawat as saying.
According to the newspaper, he made the comments while addressing the RSS' Pratinidhi Sabha in Bangalore on Sunday.
BJP chief Rajnath Singh and RSS pracharak deputed to BJP as general secretary (organisation) Ramlal were also present during the meeting.
"Humari apni maryada hai. Humein maryada nahi todni hai (We have our own limits. We must not cross our limits)," Bhagwat said while replying to a query about RSS' role.
Bhagwat said it was more important to work in a detached manner under the present circumstances.
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The RSS chief, however, justified the Sangh's efforts to bring the BJP to power keeping the "national interest" in mind.
"Is samay sawal yeh nahi hai ki kaun aana chaiye. Bada sawaal ye hai ki kaun nahi aana chahiye (Today the question is not about who should form the next government. The bigger question is who should not form the next government)," he said.