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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers distribute food packets and refreshments to Muslim students of a madarsa as they arrive to board a special train to Bihar, during the fourth phase of ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Habibganj railway station in Bhopal.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers shower flowers on nurses at Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) to express gratitude towards them for their contribution in fighting against COVID-19, in Ranchi.

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An RSS worker prepares food packets for distribution among the needy people, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers sanitize an ATM during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Lucknow.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers sanitize a government shop, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Lucknow.

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A sex worker collects ration, distributed by RSS workers at GB Road during a nationwide lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak, in New Delhi.

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RSS workers distribute ration among sex workers at GB Road during a nationwide lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak, in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaks during 'Vande Parameshwaram' event to pay tribute to veteran Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) 'Pracharak ' P Parameswaran at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses during ‘Sangh Samagam’ on the second day of his five-day visit to Jharkhand, at Ranchi College Football ground.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives to addresses the ‘Sangh Samagam’ on the second day of his five-day visit to Jharkhand, at Ranchi College Football ground.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat (C) during an event to release a book, 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay (It’s time to understand Gandhi)', in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat offer prayers during the inauguration ceremony of new Gujarat State Headquarter building, in Ahmedabad.

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Police stand guard outside the RSS office in Jaipur.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat seeks blessings at Hariharpura Math in Hariharpura near Chikmagalur, Karnataka.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during a meeting at Sharda Vihar in Bhopal.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat seek blessing from Guru Devraha Baba in Mirzapur.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat offers prayers at Lord Hanuman temple, Vindhyachal in Mirzapur.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar during inauguration of a statue of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose, on his 123rd birth anniversary, in Varanasi.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat releases a book after inaugurating 'Anugraha Varsha', a permanent exhibition on the life and teachings of Mahaswami of Kanchi, at a school in Chennai.

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RSS volunteers take part in 'path sanchalan' in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat attends the Makar Sankranti Utsav in Moradabad.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat greets a farmer during the inaugural program of a new campus of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers take part in foot march 'Path Sanchalan' around the city on the occasion of 158th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda and National Youth Day, in Beawar, Rajasthan.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat during a function in Indore.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagawat addresses during Poorva Vidyarthi Maha Sammelan in Hyderabad.

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RSS, BJP, VHP, Bajrang Dal and various organisations take part in a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act CAA-NRC from Yashwant Stadium to Savidhan Square in Nagpur, Maharashtra

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Rashtriya Swaysevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat gestures as he speaks during the Geeta Prerna Festival at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Rashtriya Swaysevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, Union Minister Smriti Irani, Swami Gyananand and others during the Geeta Prerna Festival at Red Fort in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers take part in mass shakha "Shakha Kumbh" at parade ground near Sangam in Prayagraj.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and mathematician Anand Kumar during the inaugural function of 7th International Principal's Education Conference (IPEC) 2019, in Nagpur, Maharashtra

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses a press conference after the Supreme Court pronounces its verdict on Ayodhya land case, in New Delhi.

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Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi with RSS leader Ramlal and others during a meeting, at his residence in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar delivers a lecture on National Register of Citizens (NRC) at AN Sinha Institute, in Patna.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) General Secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote for Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Nagpur.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.

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RSS workers take part in a Path Sanchalan programme on the occasion Vijayadashmi, in Moradabad.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses an intellectual meet in Bhubaneswar.

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis (L) during the 'Vijayadashami Utsav 2019', at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) headquarter in Nagpur.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat (C) along with HCL founder and chairman Shiv Nadar (second L) during Vijayadashami Utsav 2019, at RSS, headquarter, in Nagpur of Maharashtra.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers take part in Vijayadashami Utsav 2019, at RSS, headquarter, in Nagpur of Maharashtra.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat along with HCL founder and chairman Shiv Nadar during Vijayadashami Utsav 2019, at RSS, headquarter, in Nagpur of Maharashtra.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat offers prayers to 'shastras' (weapons) during Vijaya Dashmi celebrations by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Bal and Shishu volunteers in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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RSS workers participate in path-sanchalan (route march), at Bolpur in Birbhum.

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Members of RSS (Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh) participate in a parade rally in Dharmanagar.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during the release of a report tittled "Status of Women in India" in New Delhi.

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Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks during the release of a report tittled "Status of Women in India" in New Delhi. Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat is also seen on the stage.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat garlands an idol of Krishna on the occasion of Janmashtami festival in Kozhikode.

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A woman ties 'rakhi' to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, in Nagpur.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses during the three day National Convention of Laghu Udyog Bharti, in Nagpur of Maharashtra.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pays homage to a statue of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader K.B. Hedgewar during the 73rd Independence Day celebration at RSS headquarters, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari and BJP MP Sunny Deol pay their respects to K.B. Hedgewar at RSS headquarters in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat feeds cows during a funtion at Sudama Kuti Ashram, in Vrindavan.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat offer prayers at Raman Reti Ashram, in Mathura.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, along with Juna Akhara's Acharya Mahamandaleshwar Avdheshanand Giri and Baba Ramdev, attends the Shodasi Samaroh (a tribute paying ceremony) of Swami Satyamitranand Giriji Maharaj in Haridwar.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) members take a part in a route march, in Muzaffarpur.

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Members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) participate in the closing ceremony of their training programme, at Uluberia in Howrah.

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Volunteers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) sit during conclusion ceremony of their training camp in Ahmadabad. The RSS, parent organization of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, combines religious education with self-defense exercises.

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A Ramjanmabhoomi rally by the VHP, an RSS affiliate

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat offers prayers to Lord Hanuman during 'Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra', in Nagpur

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting vote during the first phase of the general elections, in Nagpur.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh member Chandrakant Sharma being shifted to the Govt Medical College hospital for treatment, in Jammu.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activists raise slogans and burn tyre during a protest against the attack on their party leader Chandrakant Singh, in Kishtwar, Jammu.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Sunil Kulkarni interacts with a child during RSS Hindu Shakti Sangam programme, in Dibrugarh.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat (L), Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti chief Jagadguru Hansdevacharya (C) and Pejawar Mutt's Vishweshwar Tirth Swami during 'Dharma Sansad', called by Vishwa Hindu Parishad during Kumbh Mela 2019, in Allahabad.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti chief Jagadguru Hansdevacharya at Vishva Hindu Parishad's 'Dharm Sansad' during the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Baba Ramdev (L) attend Vishva Hindu Parishad's 'Dharm Sansad' during the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Baba Ramdev (L) attend Vishva Hindu Parishad's 'Dharm Sansad' during the Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses saints and seers during 'Dharm Sansad' called by Vishva Hindu Parishad during Kumbh Mela 2019, in Allahabad.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath presents books to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during a meeting at Kumbh Mela 2019 in Prayagraj.

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Senior RSS leader Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi, Shankaracharya Vasudevanand Saraswati, Akhil Bharatiya Sant Samiti chief Jagadguru Hansdevacharya and others attend 'Dharm Sansad' session during Kumbh Mela 2019, in Allahabad.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat leaves after offering prayers at 'Akshayavat' during Kumbh Mela 2019, in Allahabad. Bhagwat is in Allahabad to attend 'Dharam Sansad'.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat during a condolence meeting for RSS thinker Devendra Swaroop, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses during a condolence meeting for RSS thinker Devendra Swaroop, in New Delhi.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat during the concluding function of week-long celebration of the Silver Jubilee function of Prahar Samaj Jagruti Sanstha, in Nagpur.

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Former president Pranab Mukherjee with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat at the birthplace of RSS founder Keshav Baliram Hedgewar, in Nagpur, Maharashtra, Thursday, June 07, 2018.

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Hindu activist Sadhvi Ritambhara addresses during Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliament's winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Senior RSS leader Suresh 'Bhaiyyaji' Joshi addresses during Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) ‘Dharma Sabha’, in which thousands of people gathered at Ramlila Maidan to press for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya, days before Parliament's winter session commences, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers participate in ''Ram Rath Yatra'' from Jhandewalan Mandir, in New Delhi.

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RSS pracharak and a businessman based in Pratapgarh Siyaram Gupta hands over a cheque of Rs 1 crore to Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas chief, Mahant Nritya Gopal Das (C) as a donation for temple construction during 'Dharma Sabha', in Ayodhya, organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses during the "Hunkaar Sabha" organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to mobilise support in favour of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Shankracharya Vasudevanand Saraswati (C) addresses during the "Hunkaar Sabha" organised by Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to mobilise support in favour of Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, while RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Sadhvi Rutambara look on, in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Sadhus sit near a temple in Ayodhya. The RSS said that Hindus were feeling "insulted" by the Supreme Court's declaration that the Ayodhya issue is not a priority and insisted that an ordinance would be needed if all options run out.

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RSS General secretary Bhaiyyaji Joshi addresses a press conference at Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini after the National Executive meeting, in Utthan.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) cheif Mohan Bhagwat at a programme in Thane.

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Muslims shower flower petals on volunteers of the Rashtra Sevika Samiti women (RSS) as they march past the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, in Ajmer.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and others release a book during 'Aayurved Bhushan Award' organised by Sandu Aayurved Gaurav Samaroh 2018, in Nagpur.

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RSS workers take part in a foot-march (path sanchalan) on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi, in Beawar, Rajasthan.

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Muslims shower flower petals on volunteers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as they march past the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi, in Ajmer.

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Muslims shower flower petals on volunteers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as they march past the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on the occasion of Vijay Dashmi, in Ajmer.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat greetsNobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi during Vijay Dashmi function at RSS headquaters in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat with Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi during Vijay Dashmi function at RSS headquaters in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses the Vijay Dashmi function at RSS headquaters in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses after the release of a book on Madan Mohan Malaviya, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevek Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat during the Saksham Rashtriya Adhiveshan, in Jaipur.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat leaves after a meeting with RSS workers in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during a book release function in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during a book release function in New Delhi.

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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP National President Amit Shah and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during a book release function in New Delhi.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks on the last day at the event titled 'Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective', in New Delhi.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks on the 2nd day at the event titled 'Future of Bharat: An RSS perspective', in New Delhi.

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