Amidst reports on its political intervention, the RSS national executive council, which began in Kochi on Friday, will discuss the political scenario in the country. With the Assembly polls in five states around the corner, the reports presented by the RSS state units at the national executive meet, will play a crucial role in finalising the BJP candidates.
“Issues relating to the national political scenario will be discussed in the coming two days. The resolution related to ‘Islamic fundamentalism’ has significance in the state. The significance of southern states and how radical elements gaining momentum here will also come for discussions. Being the first RSS national executive after Narendra Modi was declared prime ministerial candidate, there will be discussions on the country’s political situation,” sources said.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Shakhas in the country has increased by 1,000 this year, said a report presented at the RSS Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal (national executive council) which began in the city on Friday. With this, the total number of Shakhas in the country will touch around 46,000, said officials.
As per the report presented at the meet, a significant increase of Shakhas were reported from youths, especially at the college level. The involvement of college students in the Shakha activities show a tremendous increase, the report said.
Earlier, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat along with general secretary Suresh Joshi lighted the lamp in order to mark the beginning of three-day-long discussions and deliberations by 375 national and state functionaries across the country. The camp is being held at Bhaskareeyam, the state headquarters of the RSS in the state.
On the first day, the state units presented reports at the council. State-wise activities of the organisation were also reported. One of the resolutions on the issues related to the increase in radical elements in Muslim community and how it affects the security of the country was discussed in detail. The other two resolutions related to border security and maintaining balance between ecology and development will be discussed on Saturday.
Senior functionaries from the state -- K C Kannan, Saha Sarkavyavah (joint-general secretary), J Nandakumar, Saha Prachar Pramukh, and S Sethumadhavan, former state Prantha Pracharak and national executive member -- were part of the meet.
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