RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday assured the minorities that they need not fear being in danger because of the Hindus and such a talk was based on rumours. “This has not happened before and will not happen in the future as attacking others is not the nature of Hindus. Hindu society does not believe in threatening others,” he said.
He was addressing the Vijayadashami celebrations at the Nagpur headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Wednesday. It also happens to be the Foundation day of RSS. He asked all Indians to be cautious against hate mongers, those inflicting injustice and indulging in acts of hooliganism to generate enmity among the people.
“Hindu is not against anyone,” said Bhagwat.
Mountaineer Santosh Yadav, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis were present on this occasion.
Bhagwat further said, “Another obstacle to pursuing “Sanatan Dharma” is created by forces that are against the unity and development of India. They spread fake narratives, promote anarchy, and indulge in criminal activities. They cause terrorism, conflict, and social unrest.”
He said that people should raise their voices against wrongdoings but their protests must be in the ambit of the law. "It should become normal to raise our voice against wrongdoings... we all have to unite and unite," he said.
Demanding a population policy, Bhagwat said it’s a fact that the more the population, the greater the burden. Only if the population is used properly, it becomes a resource.” We also have to consider how mouths can our country feed and support after 50 years. Therefore a comprehensive population policy should be made and applied equally to all.”
He said the population policy should be made after consultations and it should be implemented equally by all.
Mohan Bhagwat said, “Population imbalance leads to change in geographical boundaries. Population control and population balance based on religion is a topic that cannot be ignored anymore.”
Referring to the cases of caste-based violence that have come to the fore recently, Bhagwat said, "All people should have equal rights on temples, water, and cremation ground. People should not quarrel over small things like a groom being allowed to ride a horse and the other being denied. Such things should have no place in society and we have to work in this direction.”
He hoped that with the new education policy, students will become civilized and better human beings.
Mohan Bhagwat said that it is a myth that English is important for a career. With the new education policy, students become highly cultured, good people are also get imbibed with patriotism. Society needs to actively support it.
Amidst reports that women are likely to be given leadership roles in the Sangh, Bhagwat said we have to empower our women and society cannot develop without them. “A man cannot do all that a mother can do. Their power is immense and hence it is necessary to give them equal participation in work.