Definition of Rashtriya swayamsevak sangh

1. Noun. An all-male organization begun in 1925 to foster nationalism in India's Hindus.

Exact synonyms: National Volunteers Association
Generic synonyms: Secret Society
Geographical relationships: Bharat, India, Republic Of India



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Literary usage of Rashtriya swayamsevak sangh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dancing With Siva: Hinduism's Contemporary Catechism by Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, Himalayan Academy, Master Subramuniya (2003)
"1925 KV Hedgewar (1890-1949) founds rashtriya swayamsevak sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist movement. 1926 Satya Sal Baba is born, charismatic universalist ..."

2. Playing the "Communal Card": Communal Violence and Human Rights by Cynthia G. Brown, Farhad Karim (1995)
"... religious groups and cultural organizations, including the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), rashtriya swayamsevak sangh (RSS), Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) ..."

3. World Report 2002: The Events of 2001 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (2002)
"... right wing Hindu groups including the Bajrang Dal, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), and the rashtriya swayamsevak sangh (RSS), collectively known as the ..."

4. World Report 2002: The Events of 2001 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (2002)
"... right wing Hindu groups including the Bajrang Dal, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), and the rashtriya swayamsevak sangh (RSS), collectively known as the ..."

5. The Protest Ethic: How the Anti-Globalisation Movement Challenges Social by John Lloyd (2001)
"Hinduism, generally seen as a byword for tolerance, received an injection of radical sectarianism from the ideologists of the rashtriya swayamsevak sangh ..."

6. Human Rights Watch World Report, 2003: Events of 2002 (November 2001 by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch Staff (2003)
"... and the rashtriya swayamsevak sangh (National Volunteer Corps, RSS), collectively forming the sangh parivar (or "family" of Hindu nationalist groups). ..."

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