An honest reassessment on the ideas set forth by Mohan Bhagwat would mean that not just the RSS but even the BJP and the VHP do some soul searching.
Bhagwat also strongly backed existing quota for different communities, but said there should not be any politics on the issue.
He also supported a dialogue on the issue but said a final decision rests with the Ram Mandir Samiti, which is spearheading the campaign for the construction of a Ram temple.
He pitched for greater development of the state, saying it was essential to bring its people into the mainstream.
He was replying to questions on cow vigilantism and mob lynching. The question came in the backdrop of instances of alleged lynching by cow vigilantes in several states.
Hindutva is the essence of Indian cultural values and is aimed at fostering brotherhood among people of different faiths and views, Bhagwat said on the second day of the RSS event.
In his first address of the three-day conclave on ‘Future of Bharat’, the RSS Sarsanghchalak said that the conclave was intended to improve people's understanding of the Sangh
Almost all major opposition parties gave the conclave "Bhavishya Ka Bharat -- An RSS Perspective" a miss though the RSS had invited them.
On the first day of the three-day conclave "Bhavishya Ka Bharat An RSS Perspective", he elaborated on evolution of the RSS, which he said cannot be compared to any other organisation.
On the first day of the conclave, "Bhavishya Ka Bharat An RSS Perspective", Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat said the event was being organised so that people could understand the organisation.
A united front of Left student groups Sunday won all four central panel posts in the union defeating the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) by considerable margins.
During the three-day event, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat is expected to speak about the Sangh’s organisation, ideology, vision and express his views on contemporary issues of national significance.
Kharge also accused the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) of trying to impose its own agenda on the country.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will be addressing a lecture series on the theme, 'Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective' and would be taking questions from the audience
However, he maintained the Sangh's old stand and said gay marriage and such relationships were not "compatible with nature". "These relationships are not natural, so we do not support this kind of relationship.
The RSS chief is expected to underscore the need of the Hindu community spread across the globe to unite and think alike for the good of the mankind, former IITIan Swami Vigyananand, and the brain behind the mega event, said.
The issues related to the environment and how it can be conserved will now also be discussed in RSS shakhas.
All India executive members of the RSS and national office bearers of its affiliated organisations are attending the meet where contemporary issues are being discussed, the Sangh said in a statement.
Appreciating his effort, the group assured him of all help required to carry forward the good work at the grassroot level
The first kumbh, called the ‘saanskritik kumbh’, will be targeted at the film industry specifically. It will be held in Mumbai on September 5.
Kharge was talking to reporters here after meeting party workers from Maharashtra and Mumbai units ahead of the 2019 polls.
Hitting out at the government over the arrest of prominent Left-wing activists for suspected Maoist links, Gandhi had yesterday tweeted that in the "new India", there was place for only one NGO the RSS.
The Maharashtra Police today raided the homes of prominent Left-wing activists in several states and arrested at least five of them as part of a probe into the violence between Dalits and the upper caste Peshwas at Koregaon-Bhima village near Pune after an event called Elgar Parishad, or conclave, on December 31 last year.
He said the Congress will come out with a response when it gets an invitation for Gandhi to attend the three-day lecture series by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat.
Last week at the International Institute of Strategic Studies in London, Gandhi had said the RSS' idea is similar to that of Muslim Brotherhood in the Arab world.