After holding a meeting with Muslim intellectuals inside a Delhi Mosque, Chief of Rashtriya Svayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Mohan Bhagwat visited a Madrasa in the walled city and interacted with students.
At about 10 am, he visited Madrasa Tajweedul Quran, where he spoke with children about their well-being and also gave them some advice. Bhagwat told the students: “You have to carry the responsibility of running the country, so you have to work for the country by reading and writing.” He also asked them a few general questions.
According to the director of the madrasa, Mahmudul Hasan, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat stayed inside the madrasa for about an hour and also met the teachers.
He also acquainted himself with the running of madrasas and asked questions about India’s geography to the children. One of the questions he asked is: “How many states are there in the country? How many states are in the north and in the west?”
He also inquired about the education of the madrasa, the pattern of teaching and the number of students enrolled in the Madrasa, etc. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has been trying to reach out to the Muslim community through his occasional meetings and discussions with the community leaders. His spokesperson said that Bhagwat’s visit was part of the campaign to increase interaction with Muslim society.
Earlier in the day he also met with Dr. Imam Umair Ahmed Ilyasi, head of All India Imam Sangathan.
Earlier he had had a long interaction with Former Chief Election Commissioner S.Y Qureshi, former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung, former Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University Lt Gen (Retd) Zamiruddin Shah, former MP Shahid Siddiqui, an industrialist, and philanthropist Saeed Sherwani.
They discussed ways to increase communal harmony in the country.