Nagpur Activist Files Complaint with ED, I-T Dept Seeking Investigation into RSS Funds
A Nagpur activist on Tuesday registered a complaint with the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and income tax (I-T) department against the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), seeking an investigation into the organisation’s funds, the Hindustan Times reported.
Mohnish Jabalpure, the activist in question, has sought to unpack the claims made by the organisation on Twitter regarding the various kinds of assistance they provided to citizens when the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out.
Amongst the claims RSS made in May, 2020, were that the Sangh had donated 1.1 crore ration kits to families and distributed 7.1 crore meal packets and 63 lakh masks. RSS claimed to have achieved this only a few months since the first reported case of COVID-19 in the country, on January 27 and the onset of the nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020. Jabalpure surmised that these operations would require vast amounts of money and, consequently, has sought information on where this money came from….