Diversity should not be seen as differences - Dr. Manmohan Vaidya
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh 07-Jan-2022
The three-day Samanvay baithak (co-ordination meeting) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh concluded today on 7th Jan 2022 at Bhagyanagar.
This meeting is organised every year in September and January.
Addressing a press meet, Sah Sarkaryavah, Dr. Manmohan Ji Vaidya said that Swayamsevaks are working in various sections of society, including students, labour, farmers and so on. They are also working among the physically challenged through organizations like SAKSHAM.
36 such independent and autonomous organisations participated in this meet. 216 representatives including 24 women were expected of which 91% attended.
The representatives deliberated on malnutrition eradication esp among children and initiatives for employment generation.
Discussions were held on initiatives for Bharat centric education.
In this year of Swaraj 75, the contributions of thousands of unsung heroes including those from the SC, STs need to be recognized.
250 such valorous lives have been documented by the organizations working among intellectuals.
75 skits and dramas have been made by Sanskar Bharati.
In preparation of the third wave of Covid 10 Lakh people 6000 development blocks have been trained.
Sangh shakhas which were closed during first pandemic have restarted now. Compared to 2019 Oct, Sangh work has restarted in 93% places.
A lot of youth are expressing their interest to join Sangh via our website also. Between 2017 and 2021, an average of 1L+ to 1.25L are expressing their interest to join Sangh..
55000 shakhas are running, 60% for students/youths, 40% for others.
Answering questions raised by the media personnel, Dr. Vaidya explained that Sangh is in the work of consolidating the entire society and an aware society will solve problems.
Bharat has historically not been a welfare state and whenever necessary the society has sought assistance from the government, Rabindranath Tagore expressed the same in his 'Swadeshi Samaaj'.
Diversity should not be seen as differences he said. Bharat's tradition has been focussing on spiritual oneness. National Education Policy has expressed our spiritual diversity from across the country.
Swayamsevaks through Samajika Samarasta initiatives are working to eradicate caste discrimination and social harmony.
Intellectuals across the country are bringing awareness for decolonization in all fields.
Answering a question on what the goal of Sangh is, he said that making Bharat as the greatest, noblest nation in the world is the goal of Sangh.
Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh, Sunil ji Ambekar also participated in the press meet.