Home News Reports Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee to address RSS cadre at Nagpur

Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee to address RSS cadre at Nagpur

Former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, is set to deliver the valedictory address at the function of Third Year Sangha Shiksha Varga (SSV) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at Nagpur. The RSS had formally extended an invitation to Mukherjee which the former Congress stalwart chose to accept.

“Mukherjee always had cordial relations with the RSS. During his meeting with Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat at Rashtrapati Bhavan last year he had expressed a desire to have a close look at the RSS work after stepping down as President. Accordingly, an invitation was sent to him and he has accepted it,” Pramod Bapat, Kshetriya Prachar Pramukh of the RSS told the New Indian Express. “Being an apolitical organization the RSS always strives to invite prominent people from all walks of life on such occasions. Politics is a part of social life and hence politicians are invited to such functions occasionally. In that sense nobody is ‘untouchable’ to the RSS,” he added.

The chief of RSS, Mohan Bhagwat, and Pranab Mukherjee are known to share a cordial relationship. During his Presidential tenure, Bhagwat visited the Rashtrapati Bhavan on several occasions. In June last year, Mukherjee even hosted the Bhagwat for lunch. In the past, they have been known to exchange Diwali greetings and share opinions on the state of the nation.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Advertisement

Big Story

The reportage of Aaj Tak journalist Anjana Om Kashyap and TV Bharatvarsh journalist Ajit Anjum raised concerns of how bullish and high-handed the media was being with unsuspecting doctors who were only doing their job.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Uttar Pradesh: Rampur Police shoots Nazil, accused of abducting, raping and killing a 6-year-old girl

Disturbingly, such incidents of sexual abuse against children have become rampant in India

Tausif Imran Khan repeatedly raped class X girl in Vadodara, took her to religious places to brainwash and convert her

19-year-old Tausif Imran Khan, a class XII student who lived in Manjalpur, has been booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act for sexually exploiting a minor.
Evangelists going jobless

Evangelists left jobless after Modi government’s crackdown on foreign funds, Pentecostals in Kerala severely affected

Pastors are unable to repay their loans as they stopped receiving their monthly salary for their gospel work

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan takes oath in name of ‘Ishwar’, ends with ‘Vande Mataram’

Samajwadi Party leader, Shafiqur Rahman Barq, had stirred controversy by saying in Parliament that Vande Mataram is against Islam

Assam: Sidul Islam sends intimate photos with wife to in-laws, threatens to release on social media if dowry not given

Muslim man in Assam blackmails in-laws for dowry threating to release intimate photos with his own wife

In a massive self goal Congress leader in Lok Sabha questions PM Modi for not sending Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to jail

"You came to power by calling them thieves, then how are they sitting in the parliament?" Congress leader in Lok Sabha questions PM Modi on Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi still being Members of Parliament

Devotees throng a Khodiyar Mata temple in Gujarat after a crocodile, worshipped as Goddess’ vehicle, strays inside the temple

Khodiyar Maa, a family deity of the Patidar community, is often depicted as riding a crocodile.

Blast in military hospital in Rawalpindi and its blackout by Pakistani media sparks speculation

The military hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan was rocked by a huge blast on Sunday evening.
Park Street rape case had brought the ugly face of TMC government out

TMC’s candidate Nusrat Jahan, Mamata Banerjee and their connection with the infamous Park Street rape case

Actress Nusrat Jahan was in a relationship with one of the main accused of the Park Street rape case. Her role in shielding and helping the accused, Kader Khan, was questioned by many.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

171,861FansLike
151,142FollowersFollow
70,244SubscribersSubscribe
Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post