Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Abhinav Bharat denies involvement in Pune blast - Oneindia News

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    • Pune,
    • Abhinav Bharat, a radical group accused of a blast at Malegaon town in 2008, on Tuesday objected over allegations that the group was involved in the bomb blast at German Bakery in Pune that killed 15 people.
    • Himani Savarkar, President of right-wing group Abhinav Bharat and a relative of Indian freedom fighter Veer Savarkar, refuted all allegations and accused the Congress Party of hoodwinking people by making such claims.
    • She added that Abhinav Bharat is a revolutionary organisation involved in nationalist activities and also threatened to file a case of defamation.
    • Founded in 2006, Abhinav Bharat was established as an educational trust with Himani Savarkar - daughter of Gopal Godse, brother of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin - as its chairperson.

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