VHP leader Togadia, 61, an oncologist himself, reportedly went missing from the VHP headquarters in the Paldi area of Ahmedabad Monday morning, was found mysteriously at Kotarpur, close to the Ahmedabad airport.
Togadia was heading for Ayodhya later in the day, his first visit there after floating the new outfit. He said his organisation planned a march from Lucknow to Ayodhya in October on the Ram temple issue.
Sixty-two-year-old Pravin Togadia, who has closely worked with Narendra Modi as well as the Sangh Parivar, had to quit the post of VHP international working president last Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost a key organisational poll held in Gurgaon.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia, both of whom hail from Gujarat and started out as Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers, drifted apart in the last decade with Modi's rise.