The RSS: A Menace to India

By: A.G. Noorani

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he Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is the most powerful organisation in India today; complete with a private army of its own, unquestionably obeying its leader who functions on fascist lines on the Fuehrer principle. Two of its pracharaks (active preachers) have gone on to become prime ministers of India. In 1951 it set up a political front, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, which merged into the Janata Party in 1977 only to walk out of it in 1980. In issue was its superior loyalty to its parent and mentor, the RSS; not the Janata Party. Within months of its defection, the Jana Sangh reemerged; not with the name under which it had functioned for nearly three decades, but as the Bharatiya Janata Party, deceptively to claim a respectable lineage. Printed Pages: 547

Title: The RSS: A Menace to India

Author Name: A.G. Noorani

Categories: India, History,

Publisher: New Delhi, Leftword Books: 2019

ISBN: 8193466683

ISBN 13: 9788193466681

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 1203724

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