15 lakh youth join Bajrang Dal
?Under a special recruitment drive, undertaken from November 20, 2004 to January 15, 2005 in 39 Prants of the country, the Bajrang Dal has recruited 15 lakh youth. ?Now they would be imparted training on how to protect Hindu dharma and culture,? said Shri Prakash Sharma, national convener of Bajrang Dal. He was speaking at the national teachers training camp of the Dal held in Mumbai recently.
Shri Sharma said that the Bajrang Dal had decided to impart training to one lakh workers and also to present a trishul each to at least five lakh workers. He further said that two-day training camps had already begun from January this year and special camps would be organised in 41 Prants in May-June. He pointed out that the Bajrang Dal had more than 38,000 units, 4,500 weekly meeting centres and 1,500 gyms all over the country. He added that a large number of Bajrang Dal activists would go on the Amarnath Yatra on July 21 to resolve to fight against terrorism at Budha Amarnath. Working president of VHP, Shri Ashok Singhal and Akhil Bharatiya Dharam Jagaran Pramukh of VHP, Shri Mohan Joshi were also present at the camp.