“Savarkar`s role in freedom struggle cannot be ignored”: Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi  

Shiv Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said nobody can ignore the role of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in India’s freedom struggle.

While speaking to ANI, Priyanka said “Nobody can ignore the role of Savarkar in India’s freedom struggle… At present, we need to avoid depicting someone as inferior or superior, every contribution by different freedom fighters played a significant role in independence”

On Gandhi’s ideology, she said, “You can hate or ignore Mahatma Gandhi & give attention to Godse all you want, never forget that our country runs on the energy and principles of Mahatma Gandhi. If PM Modi mentioned Gandhi’s name, I hope he follows the path of Gandhi, too

Shiv Sena leader took a dig at PM Modi, saying, “we also want a corruption-free India, not by the words of the Lal Quilla but by the actions.”

Prime Minister Modi made a remark on nepotism in his Independence Day speech. In a response to to that, Priyanka said, “The country has the contribution of many parivar as well as freedom fighters, arms forces, judiciary, bureaucracy and many more”.