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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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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat weighs in on Tablighi Jamaat controversy, Palghar mob lynching

India | Apr 26, 2020, 06:50 PM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was addressing the country on the "current situation and our role" on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya, his first address on the theme of coronavirus

Chandrashekhar Azad dares RSS chief to contest elections

Chandrashekhar Azad dares RSS chief to contest elections

India | Feb 22, 2020, 08:29 PM IST

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad on Saturday asked RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to contest direct elections to test the actual public support for the "Manuvadi" agenda of the Sangh.

Word ''nationalism'' can be likened to ''Nazism'' by some: Bhagwat

Word ''nationalism'' can be likened to ''Nazism'' by some: Bhagwat

India | Feb 20, 2020, 05:01 PM IST

Bhagwat's remark came amid continued protests in several towns and cities of the country against the new citizenship law and probable pan-India NRC, moves branded by those opposing them as a reflection of "Hindutva nationalism" that is detrimental to Muslims.

RSS holds closed door meeting with 70 columnists

RSS holds closed door meeting with 70 columnists

India | Feb 18, 2020, 01:21 PM IST

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is holding a daylong meeting with 70 columnists from across India on Tuesday in an effort to clear misconceptions about the organisation, sources said.

People agitating despite rise in materialistic pleasure:

People agitating despite rise in materialistic pleasure: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

India | Feb 16, 2020, 12:02 AM IST

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said everyone is unhappy in the society and constantly agitating notwithstanding a "manifold rise" in materialistic comforts and pleasures.

Country belongs to Hindus: Mohan Bhagwat

Country belongs to Hindus: Mohan Bhagwat

Politics | Jan 19, 2020, 04:41 PM IST

Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Sunday that when RSS workers say that this country belongs to Hindus, they imply that 130 crore people in the country are Hindus.

Population control on RSS agenda, Mohan Bhagwat calls for

Population control on RSS agenda, Mohan Bhagwat calls for two-child law

India | Jan 17, 2020, 06:37 PM IST

It is not Mathura or Kashi that is on the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) agenda. It is now population control that the RSS will push for. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat who is presently on a four-day visit to Moradabad, has said at a meeting that a law for two children should be brought in to ensure proper development of the country.

A file photo of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

'RSS regards 130 cr population of India as Hindu society': Mohan Bhagwat

India | Dec 25, 2019, 11:26 PM IST

Entire society is ours and Sangh aims to build such a united society, he said. "....The son of mother India, whether he may speak any language, from any region, follow any form of worship or not believing in worship of any is a Hindu...

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Bhagwat's word of caution for BJP-Sena amid bickering in Maharashtra

Politics | Nov 19, 2019, 06:08 PM IST

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday cautioned the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena of "selfishness" amid the recent fallout of the alliance partners over differences on government formation in Maharashtra.

Creating excellence more important than marks, says Mohan Bhagwat

Creating excellence more important than marks, says Mohan Bhagwat

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

"Classroom education is not everything, though it has its importance. But the classroom is for real-time experience and how it can be taken forward to a conclusion," Bhagwat said.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat will be in Delhi during Ayodhya

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat will be in Delhi during Ayodhya verdict, to address at 1 PM

India | Nov 09, 2019, 09:05 AM IST

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will be in Delhi on Saturday to monitor the situation ahead of the Supreme Court's final verdict in the politically-sensitive Ayodhya title dispute. Bhagwat will address a press conference at 1 PM after the Supreme Court's final verdict on the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute.

Fadnavis meets RSS chief Bhagwat as Maharashtra impasse continues

Fadnavis meets Mohan Bhagwat as Maharashtra impasse continues

India | Nov 05, 2019, 11:55 PM IST

He arrived at the RSS headquarters in Mahal area in Nagpur around 9.25 pm and left after one and a half hours. RSS functionaries in Nagpur were tight-lipped about what transpired at the meeting, though it is being speculated that the meeting was about the political deadlock in the state after the October 21 assembly elections.

AIMIM chief Owaisi takes dig at Bhagwat's Muslims happy remark

AIMIM chief Owaisi takes dig at Bhagwat's Muslims happy remark

India | Oct 13, 2019, 10:19 PM IST

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday took a dig at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over his remarks that Muslims in the country was happy, saying the Constitution and not "magnanimity of majority" determined it.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Not just Hindu community, RSS aims to organise entire society: Bhagwat

India | Oct 12, 2019, 10:19 PM IST

RSS aims at organising the entire society in the country and not just the Hindu community to transform and take India towards a better future, its chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Saturday.

SJM to hold nationwide protests from Oct 10-20 against RCEP

SJM to hold nationwide protests from Oct 10-20 against RCEP

India | Oct 10, 2019, 01:12 PM IST

The announcement comes days after RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat suggested caution in trade relations with other countries during his annual Vijayadashami address at Nagpur.

Congress attacks Bhagwat over statements on lynchings, economy

Congress attacks Bhagwat over statements on lynchings, economy

India | Oct 08, 2019, 04:11 PM IST

The Maharashtra unit of Congress on Tuesday slammed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over his claims that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh had nothing do with lynchings and there was no economic slowdown in the country.

RSS firm on Bharat being 'Hindu Rashtra': Mohan Bhagwat

RSS firm on Bharat being 'Hindu Rashtra': Mohan Bhagwat

India | Oct 08, 2019, 02:14 PM IST

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is firm on its vision that "Bharat is a Hindu Rashtra", RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Tuesday.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Lynching 'western construct', don't use it to defame India: Bhagwat

India | Oct 08, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said lynching is a "western construct" and should not be used in the Indian context to defame the country. He was addressing the Vijayadashmi function of the RSS at Reshimbagh ground in Maharashtra's Nagpur city,  

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

'Bharat Hindu Rashtra hai': RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's declaration

India | Oct 01, 2019, 10:09 PM IST

On Tuesday, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat made a non pretentious statement where he claimed India is a 'Hindu Rashtra' during a book launch in Delhi.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to interact with foreign media on September 24

India | Sep 15, 2019, 10:20 PM IST

The RSS chief will interact with as much as 70 journalists from the international publications and news channels and reply to their queries on various issues "with no subject forbidden".

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