RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Jammu on 3-day tour in October

JAMMU: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is visiting Jammu on a 3-day visit during which he will address ‘Swayamsevaks’ through Online mode on October 3.

This will be the first visit of Bhagwat post abrogation of the special status of erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir and its bifurcation into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh by the Central Government. Abrogation of Articles 370 and 35-A was a long pending demand of the RSS also besides the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Quoting insiders newspaper Daily Excelsior reported that the RSS chief will reach Jammu on October 1 on a three-day visit of the region. He will be addressing the ‘Swayamasevaks’ Online through Zoom App at 10.30 am on October 3 in view of COVID guidelines.

Bhagwat is expected to have a hectic schedule during three days visit to Jammu and is likely to meet many prominent personalities of different fields over different functions.

The RSS chief is expected to have a separate meetings with senior RSS functionaries to discuss organizational affairs and further strengthening of the organization in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Some senior BJP leaders are also likely to call on Bhagwat and discuss with him the coordination between RSS and BJP,” the insiders said, adding that a detailed schedule of the meetings the RSS chief will have during his three days visit to Jammu and Kashmir is being worked out.

The RSS chief’s visit also assumed significance as the BJP has been giving impressions that the Assembly elections in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir could be held shortly though the Delimitation commission is scheduled to submit its report in March 2022.

The RSS had supported the Central Government’s decision to abrogate the special status of Jammu and Kashmir. However, the RSS stand on the restoration of Statehood to Jammu and Kashmir could figure during Bhagwat’s address to the ‘Swayamsevaks’ and the meetings he will have with different prominent personalities, reported Daily Excelsior.

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