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RSS backs army chief

delhi Updated: Apr 04, 2012 00:38 IST
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Vikas pathak
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Army chief General VK Singh has found a strong supporter in the RSS.

“General VK Singh ... was only doing his duty in apprising the Prime Minister of the dire state of the force he commands. Gen. Singh, who served the Indian Army his whole life, owed it to the men he swore to protect,” says an editorial in the Sangh's mouthpiece Organiser.

The RSS mouthpiece attacks not just the government but also the Opposition for not standing with him.

“Why can’t politicians appreciate his courage… By targeting General Singh and blaming both sides (the government and the army chief), the opposition is giving a safe passage to the government...”