Rajasthan BJP leader who questioned RSS chief's Z-plus security quits

  • PTI, Jaipur
  • Updated: Jun 11, 2015 09:02 IST

A BJP leader in Rajasthan, who questioned the Z-plus security cover provided to RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on a social networking site, on Wednesday resigned from the post "in the interest of the Sangathan".

"My comments offended many so I decided to resign today in the interest of the Sangathan," Kailash Nath Bhatt, a party spokesperson, told reporters in Jaipur.

He also posted his resignation, addressed to party state president Ashok Parnami, on his Facebook account. Commenting on the Z-plus security cover to the RSS chief, he had, in a post on Tuesday, said, "You (Bhagwat) should consider whether this security will make you inaccessible to ordinary swaymasevaks and will not be called a status symbol?"

In his post, Bhatt had also said that even security personnel were not secure while mentioning killing of soldiers in a recent ambush in Manipur.

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