26, Jan 2016
Jan 26 2016 : The Economic Times (Mumbai)
RSS planning to set up Rashtriya Isai Manch, on the lines of the Muslim Rashtriya Manch
Over 200 heads of churches, including all archbishops and a few cardinals, are set to meet on February 13 in the capital to decide the community’s strategy on the efforts made by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh to reach to form a Christian wing of the outfit.
ET had reported that RSS has held meetings with Christian leaders as part of a plan to set up a Rashtriya Isai Manch, on the lines of the Muslim Rashtriya Manch established over a decade ago. RSS leader Indresh Kumar has already met two archbishops and many diocese heads to discuss the plan, after which the Sangh sent some functionaries to Kerala which has the highest number of Christians in the country .
Indresh Kumar who is spearheading the mission said the RSS did not discriminate on the basis of caste or community . “But many Christian groups have already reached out to the Sangh. We have been having dialogue with them. Such meetings have already been held in Delhi, UP and Punjab and several others are to be held in other states in the coming weeks,“ he said.