Kochi October 25, 2013: RSS Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagawat inaugurated the 3 day top RSS national annual meet Akhil Bharatiya Karyakarini Mandal Baitak (ABKM); one of the highest body for policy formulation and decision making, at Bhaskareeyam, RSS State headquarters this morning.
RSS (Sarakaryavah) General Secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi accompanied Mohan Bhagwat during the inaugural. RSS apex body paid tributes to several national leaders, great personalities who expired since March-2013.
The confluence began with the obituary paid to the departed soul, who has always been the part of the nations glorious tradition. Tributes were paid to Former Pondicherry Governor Rajani tai rai, founder of Vipasana and great scholar Sathya Narayana Goinke, Vidya Charan Shukla, legendary singer Manna Dey, Mahendra Karma, Nand Kumar Patel, Narendra Dabholkar, former Rajya Sabha, MP Mohan Singh, Legendary actor Pran, former Kshetreeya pracharak pramukhs D.R Amar Sigh Ji , Dr Krishana kumar Baveja ,Western Maharashtra Pranta Sanghachalak Kacheshwar Sahane , K Bhaskaran Master Dekshina murthi and Vaidhyamadom Cheriya Narayanan Namboothiri, Sant Bhadragiri Achuta Das(Popular Harikatha Performer of Karnataka), Ganesh who was serving as Bellary Vibhag Pracharak of RSS, Rajani Rai, (former Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry), Sivanthi Adithan, (politician, minister and founder of the Tamil Daily Newspaper Daily Thanthi), Auditor Ramesh, BJP Tamilnadu State Unit General Secretary, Sri Vellaiyappan, Hindu Munnani (one of the State Secretary), Lalgudi Gopala Iyer Jayaraman, (Carnatic violinist), Prathivadi Bhayankara Sreenivas (veteran playback singer) and few others.
Resolutions on Western Ghat Conservation and increase in radical elements among the Muslims in South India, were expected.
RSS Karnataka Pranth Sanghachalaks M. Venkataram and Khageshan Pattana Shetty, RSS Pranth Karyavah N.Tippeswamy, Prof BV Shreedhara Swamy of Bangalore, and Aravinda Deshapande of Belgaum, Sridhar Nadiger, Pranth Pracharaks Mukunda, Shankaranand, Sah-Pranth Pracharak Sudhir and several other senior Sangh leaders of Karnataka are participating in ABKM.
State level select office bearers of RSS, National office bearers of Sangh affiliated (Sangh Parivar) organizations will attend all the three days of the meeting.
Prominent leaders from Bharateeya Kisan Sangh, working for the farmers; Vanavasi Kalyan Ashram, a tribal welfare organization; Akhil Bharateeya Vidyarthi Parishad, one of the biggest student organization of the contry; Bharateeya Mazdoor Sangh, a leading trade union; Vishwa Hindu Parishad, a forum of Sadhus, Sants and Pontiffs; Bharatiya Janata Party, one of the two most important political parties of India; are attending the meeting.
Office bearers of Vidhya Bharati, Vijnana Bharati, Kreeda Bharati, Seva Bharati, Samskrit Bharati, Samskar Bharati, Laghu Udyog Bharati as well as leaders from Rashtra Sevika Samithi, Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, Deendayal Samshodhan Samsthan, Bharat Vikas Parishad, Shaikshanika Mahasangh, Dharmajagaran will be participating in the conclave.
Reports of activities of all these organizations 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.
Began today, Akhil Bharatiya Karyakarini Mandal Baitak (ABKM) or All India Executive Council Meeting will be concluding on Sunday October 27, 2013. The meeting will deliberate on reviewing and future planning of organizational matters and activities and some resolutions on key national issues will be passed in the meeting.
On all these days, updates of the meeting will be given by senior officials of Sangh to the press.
A media center has been set up for this purpose.