In this Dec 6, 1992 image, The domes are intact, Sangh supporters having fun a few hours before the mood turned ugly

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People participate in 'Elgar March' led by Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM) President Prakash Ambedkar (unseen), organised to demand arrest of Hindutva leader Sambhaji Bhide for his alleged involvement in the Bhima-Koregaon violence that took place in January this year, in Mumbai

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A delegation of spiritual leaders meeting Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav where they handed over reports on Kairana issue at his residence in Lucknow.

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Members of 'Hindu Sena' celebrate the birthday of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump in New Delhi.

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All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) supporters taking out a protest rally against Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari over his remarks against Prophet Muhammad in New Delhi.

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A Hindu Sena activist shouts slogans during a protest outside Aamir Khan's residence in Mumbai, India. Khan has earned the ire from various groups for his comment on rising intolerance in the country and that his wife has discussed the possibility of leaving the country, according to news reports.

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RSS volunteers participate in a march on the occasion of 90th foundation day in Jammu.

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Durga Vahini activists taking out 'Shourya Yatra' during Navratri festival in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

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Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena members holding a protest in New Delhi demanding restoration of Nepal as Hindu nation.

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Policeman looks at a vehicle used in bovine smuggling which was overturned and damaged by protestors at Athem Village in Nagrota tehsil of Jammu.

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The controversial 'Mangalsutra (Thaali) removal function', organised by the Dravidar Kazhagam, was held early this morning before the Madras High Court ordered a stay on organising of the event.


Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi, the re-elected Sarakaryavah (General Secretary) of RSS for the next three years during the 2nd day of RSS Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) in Nagpur

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat pledges during an organisational meeting in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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Children participate during a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) organisational meeting in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

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People take part in a religion conversion ceremony from Christianity to Hinduism at Hasayan town of Uttar Pradesh on August 29, 2014.

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Activists of Hindu Sena hold a protest against journalist Pravin Swami outside the Indian Express building at ITO in New Delhi.

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U-turn? A man chips out a cross at his home in Hasayan, UP, after converting to Hinduism

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A Sangh supporter flies a saffron flag atop a vandalised church in Muniguda, Orissa


Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman addressing the World Hindu Congress 2014 in New Delhi.

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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, center, is honored with a plaque and a scarf given by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, left, and Vishwa Hindu Parishad, leader Ashok Singhal during the World Hindu Congress 2014, in New Delhi. The three-day program aims at uniting Hindus across the globe.

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Youth Congress members shout slogans against RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on his controversial remarks that India is a Hindu nation, in Bengaluru.

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Smiriti Irani after paying homage to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on the occasion of his birth anniversary, at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Narendra Modi paying homage to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on the occasion of his birth anniversary, at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Hindus raise their hands as they attend VHP Council's meeting in Ahmadabad.

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VHP leader Pravin Togadiya and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat attend VHP's meeting in Ahmedabad.

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Advaita Ashram


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Rite note Evening arti at Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh

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Swami Vivekananda at the World Parliament of Religions, 1893

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Senior BJP leader Murli ManoharJoshi gives a lecture on 'Hindutva' at Bharat Bhawan in Bhopal.

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Former Union Minister Subramanian Swami speaks during the release of his book 'Hindutva and National Renaissance' in New Delhi.

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Activists of Hindu group Rashtravadi Sena shout slogans at a demonstration in New Delhi as they demand the Government to allow the construction of a Ram temple at the site of Babri mosque in Ayodhya.

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