Sarkaryavah in Sikkim
Sangh can be understood only through experience?Mohan Bhagwat
?Sangh work is distinctive that can be understood only through experience. It is difficult to know the RSS by remaining away from it. By looking at the bhagwa dhwaj one may feel that RSS is a political party. If one sees the uniform of the Swayamsevaks, one may feel that it is a military organisation. It is necessary to participate in the direct activities of RSS to know and understand it,? said Shri Mohan Bhagwat, Sarkaryavah of RSS. He was addressing a gathering of 560 uniformed Swayamsevaks and about 450 distinguished personalities of Gangtok during his recent visit to Sikkim. The Sangh work in Sikkim began in 1997.
Giving factual information on RSS, Shri Bhagwat said that the Sangh did not work for its glorification; instead it worked for welfare of mankind of the world. He said the growing trend towards consumerism was posing a serious threat to the environment the world over and it cannot be faced without sanyam (self-control). He said that the Sangh stressed on observance of sanyam on consumerism. ?Islam claims itself as the only religion of peace but most of the bloodshed in the world has been reported due to Islam. The Christians have not emerged out of consumerism; hence, they indulge in proselytisation to increase the number of their community. It creates a distur-bance in the society,? he said.
Shri Bhagwat continued that only India had a distinctive identify in the world due to its observance of self-control. ?The society that thinks of the nation needs to be aware and the people should live in harmony forgetting their self-interests and different ways of worship. This should be a special feature of our kindness,? he said.
Presiding over the function, Shri C.V. Subba, former Speaker of Sikkim Assembly, praised the Sangh work and said that it would be beneficial for mankind.