‘Shastra Poojan’ performed, rallies taken out by RSS, VHP, Bajrang Dal activists on Vijaydashmi

In order to celebrate its 93rd foundation day on the occasion of Vijaydashmi on Thursday, activists of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Vihswa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal took out rallies and performed the “Shastra Poojan” (weapon worshipping) across the Jammu Region. During the day, the RSS activists performed Shastra Poojan (weapon worshipping) and marched through the main towns of RS Pura, Kathua, Vijaypur, Bari Brahamana, Udhampur, Ramban, Kishtwar and Bhaderwah in the “Ganvesh” (the complete RSS dress) and sang the “Sanchalan Geet” (RSS group song) invoking “Maa Bharti” (motherland).…

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VHP, RSS eye Kashmir’s political space

After inroads by the Bharatiya Janata Party into Jammu and Kashmir’s political arena, the right-wing organizations, Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Rashtriya Swayam sevak Sangh, are slowly attempting to enter into the Valley and “make their base here.” In a development that took many observers by surprise, a VHP leader Shiv Narayan Singh Tuesday held a meeting with J&K Governor N N Vohra. An official spokesman said Singh—PRO of VHP—called on Governor N N Vohra, here at Raj Bhavan and “informed him about various important matters of high public interest” and…

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