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RSS service projectsmultiply ten-fold

Source: TOI
TNN 4 November 2009, 07:58am IST
NAGPUR: It's political offshoot, Bharatiya Janata Party, may be in a disarray and desperately trying to get out of the knots it has tied foritself. But the parent organisation and Hindutva fountainhead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) can take immense pride in having spread its wings far and wide through its social service projects. Recording an impressive growth, the service units of the Sangh parivar grew ten times in little over one decade.

'Sewa Disha' a special journal published by RSS front organisation released to the media on Tuesday reveals that its service projects all over the country that numbered 15,063 in 1997 have grown into a massive network of 1,57,776 in 2009. The journal, published once in five years, gives full account of the service work done by the innumerable units of the Sangh parivar, said RSS spokesman Manmohan Vaidya.

The service projects are engaged mainly in four fields-- education, healthcare, social w…