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UP Governor Ram Naik and MP Subhash Chandra during a book launch of RSS Vishwa ka Advitiya Sanghatan, in Mumbai.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, Vyjayanthimala, Lata Mangeshkar and Usha Mangeshkar during the Master Deenanath Mangeshkar's 75th death anniversary at Shanmukhanand Hall, in Mumbai.

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Lata Mangeshkar, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat, former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev, Vyjayanthimala and Bollywood actor Amir Khan among others pay tribute to Kishori Aminkar during Master Deenananth Mangeshkar's 75th death anniversary at Shanmukhanand Hall, in Mumbai.

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Lata Mangeshkar, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Bollywood actor Amir Khan during the Master Deenananth Mangeshkar's 75th death anniversary at Shanmukhanand Hall, in Mumbai.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat present award to former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev during the Dinanath Mangeshkar 75th death anniversary, in Mumbai.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat being felicitated by Lata Mangeshkar during the Dinanath Mangeshkar 75th death anniversary, in Mumbai.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat arrives at airport in Patna.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during the Mahavir Jayanti mahotsav function, in New Delhi.

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RSS workers taking part in a route march on the occasion of Vikram Samvat New Year, in Moradabad.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat lights a lamp at 7th Nanaji memorial lecture, in New Delhi.

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RSS workers take part in Path Sanchalan ahead of Hindu New year celebrations, in Allahabad.

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Stray cows roam on a street as volunteers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh march to mark the Vikram Samvat's new year, in Allahabad.

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Members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh march to mark the Vikram Samvat's new year, in Allahabad.

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Women welcome RSS workers during their foot march in new uniform in Beawar, Rajasthan.

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Rebel RSS leader Subhash Velingkar was the first voter in his booth to case vote in Panaji constituency.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addressing the 21st Year celebrations of Bhosla Military School, in Nagpur.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari addressing Nationalist Organisations protest against murder of many RSS and BJP activists in Kerala by CPI(M) goons, in New Delhi.

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RSS Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale, BJP National Spokeswoman Meenakshi Lekhi and Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari during Nationalist Organisations protest against murder of many RSS and BJP activists in Kerala by CPI(M) goons, in New Delhi.

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Nationalist Organisations protest against murder of many RSS and BJP activist, in Kerala by CPI(M) communist goons, in New Delhi.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) members participate in a rally on the occasion of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary, in Guwahati.

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RSS volunteers, sans their baggy khaki shorts, drill during Dussehra in Delhi

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Tata group Interim Chairman Ratan Tata meeting with RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur, Maharashtra. BJP National spokeperson Shaina NC is also seen.

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RSS volunteers participate in a path sanchalan to observe 'Shaurya Diwas' on the 24th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition, in Bhopal.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) swayamsevaks (Nation Building Volunteers) perform the morning exercise whilst cold and fog, in Allahabad.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Baba Ramdev greet newly couple Aditya along with Ketki daughter of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, in Nagpur.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria at a programme, in Udaipur.

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RSS volunteers during a function, in Jammu.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat during a function, in Jammu.

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at a training camp for women volunteers, in New Delhi.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar sharing a point with RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at a function, in Chandigarh. Haryana Governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki also seen.

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A real makeover with new trousers and a new set of pracharaks in power

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Members of Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), or National Volunteer Organization, wearing the organization's new uniform, march in front of a mosque during a Vijayadashami program in Bangalore.

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RSS volunteers performing during a drill in their new uniform during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Social Harmony Dussehra Festival, in New Delhi.

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RSS volunteers performing during a drill in their new uniform during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Social Harmony Dussehra Festival, in New Delhi.

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RSS volunteers performing during a drill in their new uniform during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Social Harmony Dussehra Festival, in New Delhi.

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RSS volunteers performing Shashtra Puja during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Social Harmony Dussehra Festival, in New Delhi.

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RSS volunteers take part in a march wearing their new uniform during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Social Harmony Dussehra Festival, in New Delhi.

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RSS volunteers performing during a drill in their new uniform during Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Social Harmony Dussehra Festival, in New Delhi.

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RSS volunteers take part in 'Path Sanchalan' on the occasion of their foundation day in Hisar.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah at the release of the full volume of works of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya at a function at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with RSS General Secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi pays floral tribute to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya before releasing his full volume of works at a function at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar

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RSS volunteers participates in a march in Kolkata.

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RSS volunteers wearing trousers, take part in a rehearsal of Vijayadashmi function, in Nagpur.

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Activists of Bajrang Dal protest against militants and Pakistan in Jammu following the crude bomb explosion near a Tata Sumo carrying Buddha Amarnath pilgrims in Poonch District.

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Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza (centre) speaks at a press conference held in reaction to the Outlook cover story on the trafficking of 31 tribal girls from Assam by Sangh affiliate outfits.
Read the story here: http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/operation-betiuthao/297626

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Shobha Oza with Priyanka Chaturvedi at a press conference on Child Trafficking Issue at AICC, in New Delhi.

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Activists of the All India Democratic Women’s Association, the women’s wing of the CPI(M), protest outside the RSS headquarters in New Delhi against the trafficking of 31 tribal girls from Assam by Sangh affiliate outfits.
Read the story here: http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/operation-betiuthao/297626

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Activists of the All India Democratic Women’s Association, the women’s wing of the CPI(M), protest outside the RSS headquarters in New Delhi against the trafficking of 31 tribal girls from Assam by Sangh affiliate outfits.
Read the story here: http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/operation-betiuthao/297626

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Activists of the All India Democratic Women’s Association, the women’s wing of the CPI(M), protest outside the RSS headquarters in New Delhi against the trafficking of 31 tribal girls from Assam by Sangh affiliate outfits.
Read the story here: http://www.outlookindia.com/magazine/story/operation-betiuthao/297626

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Brahma helped the Sangh parivar zero in on needy families

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Congress activists protest against BJP, RSS and SAD for the anti-dalit polices in Amritsar.

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Tarun Vijay is former editor of RSS mouthpiece Panchajanya

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FTII President and actor Gajendra Chauhan interacts with the media after meeting with RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat delivers lecture on Special tribals (Matang community) organised by Sahitya Bhushan Annabhau Sathe Smarak Trust Chinchbhawan in Nagpur.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses the concluding function of third year Officers Trainning Camp (OTC) of Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbag in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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An idol of Lord Swaminarayan dressed up in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s uniform at the Swaminarayan Temple in Surat, Gujarat.

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RSS volunteers take part in a "pathsanchalan" during the third year training camp of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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A person sells a book on RSS during Dr Bheem Rao Ambedkar's 125th birth anniversary celebration, at Parliament Street, in New Delhi.

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Members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) perform exercise during Varsh Pratipada festival, the Hindu New Year in Ahmadabad.

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Former IPS DG Vanjara arrives to attend the "Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh" (RSS) meeting on the occation of Hindi New Year (Varsha Paratipada Utsav) in Ahmedabad.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Former Judge Meera Khadatkar (L) honour social worker Sindhutae Sapkal during a function in Nagpur.

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Police handling Akhil Bhartiya Kisan Khet Majdur Congress members during their morcha moved to RSS headquaters.

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'Bal Swayamsevaks' of the RSS during 'Path Sanchalan'(route march), in Allahabad.

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RSS workers during 'Path Sanchalan', in Allahabad.

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AISA and KYS members holding a protest against Delhi Police at the police headquarters in New Delhi.

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Khaki Watch Volunteers linked to the RSS during a meet in Malda

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Hindu nationalist Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) or the National Volunteers Association chief Mohan Bhagwat delivers his speech at the concluding event of their four day camp in Bangalore, Karnataka.

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Arun Anand, Author & Journalist , during his book launch name "Know About RSS" at New Delhi.

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agat Prakash Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, and Arun Kumar, RSS leader & Director of Jammu-Kashmir Study Centre, during launch of book name "Know About RSS" wrtten by Arun Anand, Author & Journalist , at New Delhi .

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addressing at a programme in Kolkata, West Bengal.

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Khaki Start Ramdev with RSS’s Mohan Bhagwat in Haridwar, 2014

BJP President Amit Shah, BJP senior leader LK Advani,Yogi Adityanath as RSS leader Krishna Gopal after paying last respects to the mortal remains of former Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Ashok Singhal at the RSS office in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee with Mohan Bhagwat, Sarsanghchalak, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in a meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat joins hands with various religious leaders during Chinmaya birth centenary celebrations in New Delhi.

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

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Volunteers of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) march through the shrine of Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti on the occasion of vijay dashmi, in Ajmer.

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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers during foundation day celebrations and Dussehra festival, in Bhopal.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during Vijaya Dashmi function at RSS headquarter, in Nagpur.

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RSS volunteers during Vijaya Dashmi function at RSS headquarter, in Nagpur.

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RSS volunteers during Vijaya Dashmi function at RSS headquarter, in Nagpur.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during the book release function in Mumbai, Maharastra.

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with VHP leader Ashok Singhal

Home Minister Rajnath Singh shares a word with RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at the launch of the coffee table book "Hinduttva ke Purodha" on the life of VHP President Ashok Singhal, at a function in New Delhi.

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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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CP party workers stage a protest and burn effigy of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for his comments on reservation policy which stirred controversy in Thane, Maharashtra.

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Prop up the flag An RSS shakha in progress in Delhi University’s North campus

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Marching in An RSS camp in Ahmedabad

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Nagpur leans in Modi with Bhagwat, Gadkari

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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat releasing the1st and 2nd edition of "Dattopant Thegdi- Jiwan Darshan" during the Bhartiya Majdoor Shangh function in New Delhi.

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Jain priest Vijay Abhaydev Sureshvarji presents Bhagwad Gita to RSS Chief Mohan Bhagvat written in “gold” ink on 168 pages of handmade red paper by a 75-year-old Muslim artist Mohammed Yunus Shaikh from Surendranagar, on the occasion of Chaturmas in Surat.

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RSS Chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat and eminent educationist Narendra Jadhav during a function for release of four books based on the lectures of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar edited by Jadhav in New Delhi.

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RSS Chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat and eminent educationist Narendra Jadhav during a function for release of four books based on the lectures of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar edited by Jadhav in New Delhi.

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BJP President Amit Shah with RSS leader Suresh Joshi and Nirmal Singh, Dy Chief Minister, Jammu & Kashmir during launch of the book "Pledge for an Intregated India" in a function in Kolkata

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) taking charge of the security of RSS headquarters in Nagpur as per the direction of Central Government.

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Former BJP ideologue K N Govindacharya speaks during a programme at the press club in Bengaluru.

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RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat during the inaugural session of Shrimad Bhagwat Katha Gyan Yagya in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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