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Mohan Bhagwat Mohan Bhagwat Height: 173 cm DOB: 11 September 1950

Mohan Madhukar Bhagwat is the chief (Sarsanghchalak) of the nationalist organisation Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and was chosen, in March 2009, as the successor to K. S. Sudarshan. After K. B. Hedgewar and M.S.Golwalkar, he is one of the youngest leaders to head the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. Due to a high threat perception from various Islamic terrorist organisations, in June 2015, Centre ordered the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) to provide Bhagwat with round-the-clock protection. With Z+ VVIP security cover, he is one of the most protected Indians today. Early life: He was born in Chandrapur, Maharashtra. and comes from a family of RSS activists. He is the eldest son of his parents. From Government Veterinary College, Nagpur, he graduated in Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry. Towards the end of 1975, he dropped out of his postgraduate course in Veterinary Sciences and became a pracharak (full-time promoter/worker) of the RSS.

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Mohan Bhagwat laments political violence in West Bengal

India | Jun 17, 2019, 07:05 AM IST

Referring to the political killings in West Bengal, Bhagwat said the people who were killed may belong to a certain party, but calling those who protest against such killings as "outsiders" is wrong.

Elected representatives must not misuse power: Mohan Bhagwat

Elected representatives must not misuse power: Mohan Bhagwat

Politics | Jun 04, 2019, 03:48 PM IST

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has asked the elected governments to guard against "misuse of power".  

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Ram ka kaam ho kar rahega: Mohan Bhagwat reignites Ayodhya row after BJP's poll victory

India | May 27, 2019, 01:00 PM IST

In his first speech after BJP's thumping victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, Bhagwat said, "If we have to do Ram's work, the we have to do it on our own."

SUV from Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturns in bid to save

SUV from Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturns in bid to save cow

India | May 16, 2019, 09:35 PM IST

A vehicle that was part of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's convoy overturned in an attempt to save a cow standing in the middle of the road near Warora in Chandrapur district, in which one of his security personnel was injured, police said.

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat after casting vote in Nagpur

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Maharashtra polling on, RSS top brass vote

Apr 11, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

Of the total 1.30 crore electorate, the early voters included RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at a school in Nagpur.

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Voting is our duty, everyone should vote: RSS chief after casting his vote for Nagpur

Apr 11, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

In 91 constituencies across India, over 14.21 crore voters will decide the fate of 1,279 candidates in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections 2019.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat addresses the gathering at 'Dharma

Ram temple issue at decisive stage, tread carefully: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

India | Feb 01, 2019, 10:42 PM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said the Ayodhya issue was at a decisive stage, suggesting that those campaigning for the construction of a Ram temple should wait it out for a few months.

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RSS targets Modi govt over delay in Ram temple construction, death of soldiers on border

India | Jan 18, 2019, 08:37 AM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat lamented that though there was no war going on, soldiers were still dying on the country's borders.

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Government should bring law for Ram temple, time for patience over: Mohan Bhagwat

India | Nov 26, 2018, 07:44 AM IST

In 1992, those agitating for the temple at Ayodhya had approached then prime minister PV Narasimha Rao, but he did not take a prompt decision, the RSS chief said. 

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No dispute on what is to be built at Ayodhya, Centre should bring law for Ram temple: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

India | Nov 24, 2018, 08:15 PM IST

Urging the Modi govt to bring a law for the construction of the Ram temple, Bhagwat said that the issue is linked to the identity of the Hindus.

In his Vijaydashmi address before the Lok Sabha elections,

Ram Mandir must be built, says Mohan Bhagwat, BJP backs RSS chief, Oppn states his remarks politically motivated

India | Oct 18, 2018, 11:26 PM IST

He said "politics is delaying the construction of Ram Mandir" and that it is in "nobody's interest to test the patience of the society without any reason."

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Mohan Bhagwat Vijayadashmi Speech: RSS chief asks Modi govt to bring law for Ram temple

India | Oct 18, 2018, 12:15 PM IST

Mohan Bhagwat said that the construction of Ram temple will also pave way for an atmosphere of goodwill and oneness in the country.

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Mohan Bhagwat Vijayadashmi Speech: 'Construction of Ram temple will pave way for goodwill, oneness'

India | Oct 18, 2018, 11:37 AM IST

The RSS chief said that Bharat’s progress will have to be achieved by rejuvenating all precincts of national life, being rooted in its eternal ethos

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Ram Temple issue: Togadia slams PM Modi, Bhagwat; says RSS only concerned with interests of Muslim community

India | Oct 07, 2018, 08:40 PM IST

The former VHP leader further alleged the RSS was not interested in pursuing the cause of building a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

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Even opposition can't openly oppose Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Bhagwat

India | Oct 02, 2018, 04:10 PM IST

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party are committed to constructing a Ram temple in Ayodhya but certain things take time, Bhagwat said at a function held at Patanjali Yogpeeth on Monday.

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'Women no less than men, country can't progress without their support'

India | Sep 29, 2018, 09:08 PM IST

"Women have been handling family affairs and acting as leaders in major sectors, which is a positive indication," Bhagwat said in a gathering at Indira Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sansthan today.

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Nation doesn't need Mohan Bhagwat to organise itself: Rahul Gandhi hits out at RSS chief

India | Sep 22, 2018, 02:44 PM IST

Addressing eminent academicians at an event at Siri Fort auditorium in New Delhi, Rahul Gandhi said that the strength of the country is that people are allowed to discuss ideas.

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Ram Mandir should be built in Ayodhya at the earliest: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

India | Sep 20, 2018, 12:04 AM IST

The RSS chief pitched for protection of cows but made it clear that no one can be allowed to go against the law in the name of such vigilantism.

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RSS never asks volunteers to work for a particular party: Mohan Bhagwat

India | Sep 18, 2018, 11:48 PM IST

Bhagwat said there is a perception that the RSS plays a key role in the functioning of a particular party, a reference to the BJP, because of the presence of many of its workers in that organisation, but it is wrong.

RSS 3-day conclave | Congress played big role in freedom

Congress played big role in freedom movement, RSS work incomparable, says Mohan Bhagwat

Politics | Sep 17, 2018, 11:30 PM IST

On the first day of the conclave, "Bhavishya Ka Bharat -- An RSS Perspective", Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat said the event was being organised so that people could understand the organisation.

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