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RSS growth claim: 10,000 to 15,000 recruits a month

In the interview, Bhagaiah said the response from college students and IT professionals has been huge.

Written by Shubhangi Khapre | Mumbai | Published: August 17, 2015 4:04 am
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The RSS membership is growing at 10,000 to 15,000 recruits every month and says it has reached every district except parts of Kashmir and Assam.

“With the change in political atmosphere, many people or organisations who earlier supported us but hesitated to join us are now openly working with us. This is a big change,” RSS saha sarakaryavah V Bhagaiah said in an interview to RSS organ Organiser. “About two years ago, just 8,000 to 1,000 people would join the RSS (every month) but now it is 10,000 to 15,000 joining us every month.”

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RSS members attribute the growth to their “Join RSS” initiative. In the interview, Bhagaiah said the response from college students and IT professionals has been huge. And an office-bearer said, “The RSS has expanded its base to all districts of the country except 14 districts of Kashmir and some remote areas in Assam. Of 55,000 mandals in the country, we are active in 25,000.”

The RSS hopes to reach every mandal this year. According to plans charted out at the RSS meeting in Nainital from July 22 to 24, sources said, prants and kshetra-level karyakartas and adhikaris will tour every khand, previously called talukas or blocks. At every village, they will try and engage farmers and labourers in organisational work.

Among the objectives of this is to promote social harmony and organic farming while discouraging chemical farming, RSS sources said.

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    Rahul
    Aug 22, 2015 at 1:59 am
    RSS is the only organization in india which is working on social unity and imparting organizational skills. I dont know why our media always paints them in wrong light. RSS is not anti muslim too. They consider all who are born in india as indians first.
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      Shishir
      Sep 15, 2015 at 3:05 pm
      Anti India forces may say whatever they want. The people of India, the patriots, they know what the reality is. RSS is one of a few true Indian organisations that is not a parasite to humanity and India. Given the thrashing the INC and the pseudo-seculars got, it is only natural for them to speak without regarding the mive relief operations the RSS conducts. I hope they spread to every corner of India and relieve us of the anti-India forces. Jai Hind!
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