Delhi violence, protests against CAA will probably dominate annual RSS meeting

NEW DELHI: Community violence in Delhi and protests against the new citizenship law are the issues that are likely to dominate the proceedings at the three-day annual meeting of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh The main decision-making body as of March 15, sources said Sunday.

The annual meeting of Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha will be held in Bangalore from March 15 to 17. The Pratinidhi Sabha is the highest decision-making body of the Sangh that meets once a year to make decisions and decide the course of future action.

BJP president JP Nadda and party secretary general (organization) BL Santhosh are expected to attend this important meeting, said a source at the Sangh.

Another senior Sangh official said that recent violence in Delhi, protests against the Citizens Amendment Act are among the topics that brainstorm sessions probably dominate during the meeting.

The official said the Sangh unit in Delhi can be asked to present a detailed presentation on the violence.

The annual meeting will also discuss ways to take Sangh to areas and people where it has not yet been reached.

The meeting will discuss planning for the expansion and consolidation of the Sangh's work, including the improvement of the Shakhas (centers) and the increase in the number of training camps, the Sangh said.

Several units will share their innovative practices and experiences for next year, he said.

During the 3-day meeting, more than 1,400 representatives will participate from across the country and will also pass resolutions on important issues.

Swayamsevaks working in different areas and sectors of society through different organizations have been invited to share their experiences and contributions on different topics of national importance. Female representatives of Rashtra Sevika Samiti are also invited to the meeting, the Sangh said.

The meeting will be conducted by Sankar's Sarkaryavah or its chief executive Bhaiya Joshi in the presence of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.