Azad intellectually bankrupt: RSS

Jammu: Lambasting Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad for his remarks equating RSS with terrorist outfit ISIS, a state leader of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Wednesday said the Rajya Sabha MP is “intellectually bankrupt”.

“It is very much intellectual bankruptcy that is what I said about his level of intellect,” RSS’ Prant Sangh Chalak, Jammu and Kashmir, Brig Suchet Singh told reporters here.

Azad had on Sunday kicked up a row after he sought to draw a parallel between the RSS and the terrorist outfit ISIS.

“So, we oppose organisations like ISIS, the way we oppose RSS. If those among us in Islam too do wrong things, they are no way less than RSS,” the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha had said at a event organised by Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind in Delhi.

“Azad is a senior leader, one does not expect such silly statements from him. However, I can only say this has shown his intellectual level,” Singh said.

He said RSS has been working for strengthening the country and society and making Bharat the ‘vishwa guru’ it used to be.

“We are working to make the country prosperous but whatever people think let them think. When an elephant walks on the street, dogs bark, but it continues its journey,” he said.