Tag: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh


‘Heart has soured’—why UP’s RSS workers are lying low in BJP campaign

Shukla is torn about how to respond, given his long-standing loyalties. “We have not done any dharna-pradarshan (protest) against the government because we are in a dilemma—how do we protest against our own people?” Shukla adds. “But the question that is gnawing at us is where do we go?”This sentiment of uncertainty isn’t unique to Shukla; it resonates among many RSS workers.After ten years of the BJP being in power at the Centre and seven years in Uttar Pradesh, unrest pervades RSS circles. They claim that the government, despite being “their own”, has done nothing to improve their lives. In issues like job postings, registering FIRs, or obtaining loans, the life of an ordinary RSS swayamsevak has barely changed under BJP governance.There are also more overtly political issues creating...

BJP wants to make India a world leader: Rajnath Singh | India News – Times of India

LUCKNOW: Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the BJP wants to build such an India which is wealthy and can lead the whole world in the field of knowledge, science and spirituality.Singh, who is the BJP candidate from Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, also said that a crisis of confidence has arisen in independent India towards political leaders due to the difference between their actions and words."But I want to talk about the party I am in. We (BJP) have done what we promised. We have fulfilled each and every promise of our election manifesto, be it the promise to abolish Article 370 or building of Ram Temple," Singh said while addressing the 'Prabuddha Nagrik Sangoshthi' organised at a private school in Gomti Nagar here.The sitting MP from Lucknow added that Ram Rajya in India will ...