New Delhi: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday summoned by Kamrup Metropolitan court (Assam) in connection with a defamation case for his remark against RSS. He has been asked to appear before the court on September 29.

Gandhi had alleged that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers had stopped him from entering the Barpeta satra, a Vaishnavite monastery.

His remarks triggered a controversy across the country when he alleged that the women were made to sit at the entrance of the Satra, refusing him entry.

Anjan Bora, a volunteer with RSS had filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi in the court, claiming that the Congress Vice-President had tarnished the image of the organisation by saying he was not allowed by its members to enter Barpeta Satra, a monastery in Assam, on December 12, 2015.

(With ANI inputs)

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