Coimbatore, Tamilnadu March 18, 2017: Addressing a curtain-raiser Press Conference, RSS Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh Dr  Manmohan Vaidya said ” The Annual meeting of Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), the highest body for policy formulation and decision making of Rashtreeya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), will be held on March 19, 20 and 21 of 2017 at premises of Sri Amrita Vishwa Vidhyashram, Coimbatore in Tamilnadu”.

Dr Manmohan Vaidya said” RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat will inaugurate the ABPS meet on Sunday morning of March 19 at 8.30am. RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat and Sarakaryavah (General Secretary) Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi will jointly chair the 3-day proceedings during this ABPS-2017 meet”.

RSS Akhil Bharatiya Sah Prachar Pramukh J Nandakumar, RSS Dakshin Tamilnadu Pranth Sanghachalak Adalarasan were present during the Press Meet.

State level office bearers of RSS across the nation, National office bearers of RSS inspired (Sangh Parivar) organizations, Selected representatives elected from RSS-Shakhas of all regions of the country and few others will attend all the three days of the meeting.

Prominent leaders from Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), working for the farmers;  Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram (VKA), a tribal welfare organization; Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) one of the biggest student organization of the country; Bharatiya Majdoor Sangh (BMS) a leading workers union; Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a forum of Sadhus, Sants and Pontiffs; Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), one of the most important political party of the nation; are attending the meeting.

Office bearers of Vidya BharatiVijnana BharatiKreeda BharatiSevabharati, Samskrita Bharati, Samskara Bharati, Laghu Udyoga Bharati as well as leaders from Rashtra Sevika Samithi, Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, Deendayal Samshodhana Samsthe, Bharat Vikas Parishad, Akhil Bharatiya Shaikshik Mahasangh, Dharmajagarana, Vishwa Vibhag will be participating in the 3-day conclave.

Several organizations with special focus like – Sakshama, working for the blind; Seema Suraksha Parishat,which is committed to boost confidence among people of border districts, Poorva Sainika Parishat, working among retired soldiers will be represented in the meeting.

Activities of all these orgainizations will be submitted in the meeting.  State-wise activities of the RSS will be reviewed. Important national issues will be discussed and necessary resolutions will be passed in the meeting.

More than 1400 Social workers of different walks of life from nook and corners of the country will be participating in the meeting.

On all three days, there will be exchange of experiences and ideas throughout the year on the Sangh work.  Each province will present its report in different fields of Sangh work.  Swayamsevaks working in different organizations will share their experiences.  A resolution on national issues will be discussed, debated and passed accordingly.

Elaborating on other facets of work like enhancing social harmony, protecting and nurturing native cow breeds, development of villages, family values swayamsevaks are continuously working and good results are seen, he said.

In a question to Kerala violence, Shri Nandakumar stated that on March 1, 2017 a protest demo were conducted all over the country.  585 programmes all over the country (other than Kerala and the states were elections went on) gave a raising call against state sponsored violence unleashed on Sangh swayamsevaks.  Four lakh people from all walks of life participated (wherein 50000 were women) participated against undemocratic, inhuman behavior on Sangh swayamsevaks.  In Kerala alone, 750 protest demos were conducted; huge door to door campaign; in 5000 villages around 6,50,000 houses were contacted. A welcome change has occurred in Government’s attitude on democratic expression of anger and anguish, he stated.

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