HYDERABAD:An increasing number of software professionals in the state are showing inclination towards the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh with over 90 pc of those joining it are people holding jobs but the number of students enrolled with it is negligible.
Every week, an event titled, IT Milan, is organised in different parts of the city, where about 1,000 software employees take part in the activities of RSS. Around 800 from the state and 35,000 across the country seek membership of RSS every month.
This was disclosed by E Chandrasekhar, RSS general secretary of Telangana region, at a press conference here on Wednesday.
“We call upon the government to impart education in one’s mother’s tongue at least till the primary level. Language is not only a tool of communication but it also shapes the cultural and value system,” he said.
Terming discrimination based on caste as an inhuman practice, he said RSS opposed it and would strive to eradicate the practice. Besides, efforts would be made to inculcate cultural values in youth.
About Sangh’s programmes in the state, he said a Yoga Week would be observed at 2,170 centres as part of International Yoga Day (June 21) celebrations. A 20-day-long training camp will be held in Hyderabad and Karimnagar districts in May.
Referring to the all-India general body meeting of RSS held at Nagpur last week, he said Bhaiyyaji Joshi was re-elected as general secretary and Bagaiya from Telangana as one of the joint general secretaries.