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RSS General Secretary Bhaiyaji Joshi arrives in Jammu on a four-day tour; To take stock of political situation

Suresh Joshi, National General Secretary of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), is visiting J&K on a four days trip starting from tomorrow. He is likely to discuss current political and law and order situation in the region with top leaders of J&K unit of BJP.

The RSS leader went to Sangh headquarters at Kershav Bhawan, Ambphalla after landing and met all the BJP and Sangh leaders there.

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According to the sources, the RSS leader is also scheduled to meet Union Minister, Dr Jitendra Singh on Tuesday and they both will discuss the prevailing situation in the UT.

BJP J&K chief, Ravinder Raina and party organization general secretary, Ashok Kaul will brief the RSS leader on current situation in the UT and law and order situation after abrogation of Article 370 and District Development Council (DDC) elections in the UT. Border situation and problems faced by people residing in border areas are also expected to be a topic of the meeting.

The RSS national leader will also take a look on work of Sangh leaders of J&K on the organizational activities in the UT especially year-long celebrations of the 75th year of Independence as Sangh is organizing celebrations all over the country including J&K and Ladakh this year.

This is the first visit when a top leader of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is visiting J&K after the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019. Earlier, Bhaiyaji Joshi had visited Jammu in December 2018 on a three-day visit.

Sources said that Bhaiyaji Joshi is also expected to review organizational activities and take separate meetings of all the departments of the Sangh and its affiliated organizations including VHP, Bajrang Dal, Sanaskar Bharti, Vidya Bharti, Shiksha Samiti, Purav Sainik Sewa Parishad, Prachar Vibagh, JK Adiyan Kendra, Shiksha Mandal, Sukhsham, Dharam Jagran Manch, Seema Jan Kalyan Samiti, Hindu Raksha Samiti, Vishaw Ayurved Parishad, Vivekananda Medical Mission, Bharaaat Vikas Parishad, Arogya Bharti, Ram Mandir Nirman Samiti etc during his stay.

In 1975, Bhaiyyaji Joshi became pracharak of RSS. 34 years later, he was elected as Sahsarkaryavah (Joint Secretary) of RSS in 2009. After Mohan Bhagwat, he is said to be the highest most influential leader among Sangh karyakartas.