India’s right-wing fountainhead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh launched a drive in Jammu on Thursday to collect funds for the construction of a Ram temple in India’s Ayodhya.
RSS general secretary Suresh “Bhaiyyaji” Joshi launched the drive in Jammu as part of a pan-India campaign, a spokesperson of the group, which is believed to formed said.
Joshi reached out to people and sought their participation in the construction of the Ram temple.
The drive will continue till February 27.
Joshi said the drive was not just for collection of funds but also to connect with people and the society.
During World War II, the RSS leaders admired Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. One of its founders Golwalkar allegedly took inspiration from Adolf Hitler’s ideology of racial purity.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is part of a vast all-male network that runs Hindu catechism classes, yoga sessions and these morning drill sessions, called shakhas. The idea is to celebrate more than 5,000 years of Hindu culture.
The right wing group has systematically worked for the abolition of autonomous status of Indian-administered Kashmir with a deep rooted plan to change the demography of the contested region.