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Many Members Of The Extended Family Of RSS

With 6000 Pracharaks and 15-20 lakh participants, RSS has about 70000 shakhas across the nation besides 60 lakh alumni and affiliate volunteers.

Many Members Of The Extended Family Of RSS
Many Members Of The Extended Family Of RSS
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2018-08-31T18:06:20+05:30

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

  • 6,000 pracharaks
  • 15-20 lakh participants in 57,000 daily, 14,000 weekly and 7,000 monthly shakhas
  • 37 affiliates
  • 60 lakh alumni + affiliate volunteers manage about
  • 1.65 lakh projects

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Politics and Religion

Bharatiya Janata Party: Political arm succeeding the Bharatiya Jana Sangh

  • 11 crore members
  • Around 35 sub-organisations and fronts, including Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (5 crore overlapping members)

Vishwa Hindu Parishad: Hindu religious organisation

  •  65 lakh members
  • 20 sub-organisations, including Bajrang Dal and Durga Vahini

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Labour/Trade/Industries

  • Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh: India’s largest labour union (1.7 crore members and 4,300 affiliate unions)
  • Bharatiya Kisan Sangh: India’s largest farmer union (32 lakh farmers in 26 states)
  • Swadeshi Jagaran Manch: Economy think-tank
  • Grahak Panchayat: Consumer protection
  • Laghu Udyog Bharati: Small industries
  • Sahakar Bharati: Cooperatives

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