The writer is joint general secretary of the RSS
The opposition to the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya is more vocal than the opposition to the Somnath temple was. This does not dampen the spirits of innumerable Bharatwasis who believe in the integral and holistic spiritual tradition of Bharat.
It is imperative to expose the conspiracy to divide and confuse, and to establish the eternal philosophy of Hindutva, by dedicated action and practice. This will result in the unfolding of Bharat’s identity, known to the world since centuries.
Mutual respect between Gandhi and RSS is not widely known.
The RSS is a grass roots organisation which exists despite serious opposition from the establishment, only because it enjoys the support of the people of India. The Left, on the other hand, has consistently lost popular support.
The Somnath temple was reconstructed despite opposition in the past
Only those unaware of the Sangh’s open, inclusive culture were surprised by the candour with which Mohan Bhagwat dealt with difficult questions.
Reactions to Mukherjee’s visit to Nagpur hold the mirror to Left-liberals, not RSS
Even as the visit stokes outrage in some circles, no swayamsevak has expressed reservations about a Congress stalwart on an RSS platform