At its just-concluded Pratinidhi Sabha, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) announced that one of its top leaders was removed from his post after going against the rule that pracharaks must be celibates.
The Indian Express reported that KC Kannan, joint general secretary and therefofr third in the hierarchy of the organisation, was removed from his post after he admitted to the leadership that he wished to go back to family life and look after his ailing father. However, according to reports, by then the leadership already knew about Kannan's relationship with a woman.
At the Pratinidhi Sabha, where the RSS also made its position clear on issues such as live-in relationships and homosexuality, the RSS said that such a relationship was an insult to the RSS institution of pracharaks. Kannan is the first leader to be removed from such a senior position.
Read the full report here.
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Updated Date: Mar 12, 2014 13:00:56 IST