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There is an ongoing debate in the country on who took initiative to Ban RSS after tragic murder of RSS. Following is screen capture of one of most authoritative books (The Hindu nationalist movement and Indian politics: 1925 to the 1990s ...By Christophe Jaffrelot) which throws some light on this issue. More important is the reference list used by the author.
If only Jaswant had spend even half the time he spend studying Jinnah to study his parent organisation of 30 years!!! Moreover, If you want to blame Patel for banning RSS then you should also credit him for unbanning RSS after all both these incidents occurred under his watch as home minister. In fact, After Gandhi’s murder, it would have been more difficulty to unban RSS than ban it. If Patel really wanted he could have finished of Nascent RSS.
Sardar Patel supported Hindu activist against Gandhi’s candidate for presidency of congress
Patel invites RSS to Merge with Congress and his belief that RSS is a patriotic organisation. And how he chides congress for trying to crush RSS
How Patel didnot believe that RSS was not responsible for Murder of Gandhi and how Nehru pressurized him to act
Nehru was Paranoid!
How RSS was brutally repressed
Congress passes resolution authorizing Swayamsewaks to be part of congress