October 4, 2011 3:07:25 am
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will hold its national executive meeting in Gorakhpur,considered a Sangh stronghold in Uttar Pradesh,from October 14 to 16. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will be camping in Gorakhpur for 11 days,beginning October 8. He will attend a series of connected events where top functionaries of the Sangh will be present.
The head of RSS Goraksh Prant,Prithviraj,said Bhagwat would attend a Vijayadashmi celebration to be organised on the campus of Maharana Pratap Inter College where he will speak on the current situation in the country.
There is a process for holding the national executive. First,all matters to be discussed at the national executive are cleared at meetings which are attended by RSS functionaries at regional and prant (area) level. The RSS has divided the country into 11 regions and 40 prants, sources said explaining the series of meetings that Bhagwat will attend ahead of the party executive.
They said this was for the first time when an RSS chief would attend a function to be organised on Vijayadashmi outside the RSS headquarters in Nagpur. Vijayadashmi is celebrated as the RSS foundation day. Although RSS chief Bhagwat will address workers and his organisation supporters in Nagpur on Vijayadashmi on October 6,he is going to attend a formal function for Vijayadashmi outside Nagpur perhaps for the first time, the source said.
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