RSS Chief Bhagwat Meets Top Intellectuals, Discusses J&K And Economic Slowdown

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| October 7 , 2017 , 09:14 IST

Looking into the integration of Jammu & Kashmir and economic slowdown, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday held a meeting with the country's top intellectuals to seek a resolution to these firing issues.

Meeting intellectuals from different fields and states at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, RSS Chief continued his outreach programme where he discussed constitutional amendments required to integrate the troubled state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The event was also attended by the Vice Chancellors of various central universities, heads of PSUs, top bosses of other government-run organisations and eminent personalities like doctors, former bureaucrats, lawyers and industrialists, was an indoor meeting.

The meeting of the RSS chief with the top intellectuals of the country assumes significance as the government is under attack within and from the opposition as well over the state of the economy.

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After the meeting, the head of RSS Publicity Department, Manmohan Vaidya said, "After Vijaya Dashmi speech, Sarsanghachalakji meets people from different walks of life and discusses issues raised in his speech. He discussed the issues here also."

Other senior functionaries like Bhaiyaji Joshi, Krishna Gopal and Dattatreya Hosabale, Manmohan Vaidya attended the meet held by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

Since last few years, Bhagwat has been meeting industrialists, educationists, diplomats and intellectuals from different fields to strengthen the NDA. Bhagwat even met diplomats of different countries at a function organised by India Foundation.

During his Dussehra speech, Bhagwat had raised concerns about constitutional provisions like Article 35(a), that empowers the state's legislature to define Jammu and Kashmir residents and accord citizenship rights to them, for the "backward life" of these Hindu migrants and also Kashmiri Pandits, who migrated from the valley in early 1990s when an armed insurgency broke out in the state, saying their condition "remains as it is".