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.read more
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.
The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has asked the elected governments to guard against "misuse of power".
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."
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.
Of the total 1.30 crore electorate, the early voters included RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at a school in Nagpur.
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 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.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat lamented that though there was no war going on, soldiers were still dying on the country's borders.
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.
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.
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."
Mohan Bhagwat said that the construction of Ram temple will also pave way for an atmosphere of goodwill and oneness in the country.
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
The former VHP leader further alleged the RSS was not interested in pursuing the cause of building a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.