ABPS meet begins at Nagpur, to discuss issues like Education in Matri Bhasha and other
New Delhi. RSS Sarasanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat ji inaugurated 3-day annual meeting of Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), highest body for policy formulation and decision making of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Reshimbagh, Nagpur on Friday morning.
This year the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha to focus on three crucial points.
1) Education through Matribhasha (Mother tongue language)
2) Spreading the message of equality, awareness and peace amongst the masses on the occasion of International Yoga Day
3) Wide expansion of Sangh work to all possible areas.
RSS Sarakaryavah Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi chaired the 1-day proceedings of ABPS and will chair for next two days. Prant wise (similar to State) activities of the RSS will be reviewed. Important national issues will be discussed. Nearly 1400 delegates from different parts of India having different state level responsibilities of RSS, Sanghparivar are attending the meet.
VHP Chief Dr Pravin Togadia, Rashtra Sevika Samiti’s Pramukh Sanchalika V Shantha Kumari, Swadeshi Jagaran Manch’s Kashmiri Lal, BJP’s Ram Madhav are among the participants from Sanghpariwar.
RSS ABPS paid tributes to prominent personalities who passed away in last 6 months. Tributes to eminent cartoonist RK Lakshman, Journalist Vinod Mehta, Kerala’s CPM leader MV Raghavan, Kerala Congress leader and speaker Karthikeyan, Rajani Kothary of planning commission, Maharashtra’s RTI activist Govind Pansare, RSS Dakshin Madhya Kshetra Sanghachalak TV Deshmukh and few more eminent personalities.
RSS to celebrate Birth Centenary of its 3rd Sarasanghachalak Bala Saheb Devras next year nationwide. Devras’s contribution is well remembered for the eradication of social evils like untouchability. Bala Saheb Devras’s popular quote is guidance for social workers ‘If untouchability is not a sin, nothing is a sin in this world. It should be thrown out lock, stock and barrel’.