Terming the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) a motion that may change the nation and the world, newly-appointed Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia on Sunday reiterated there would have been no Hindustan without the Sangh.
Poonia, who comes with an RSS background and was appointed because the state BJP president on Saturday, was talking to reporters on Sunday after a programme right here.
In an obvious assault on the Congress without naming it, he stated, “Historical facts are no more hidden…who was behind Partition? Who got in collusion with the Mughals and the Britishers? I feel that without the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, there would have been no Hindustan.”
He continued, “Democracy was saved…along with intact democracy, the country’s respect increased across the world. The RSS is not a word but a movement that can change the country and the world.”
The 55-year-old Poonia was appointed because the state president of BJP Rajasthan on Saturday.
In his first remarks after being appointed, he had praised the RSS on Saturday when he was requested about his Sangh background.
“If there was no RSS, there would have been no Hindustan. Because the RSS is such a big force, ‘Bhagwa’ (saffron) is respected all over,” he had stated.
Poonia, who hails from the Rajgarh city of Churu district, has been with the RSS since his childhood. He started his scholar politics in 1982 and carried out a programme — ‘Dr Hedgewar olympics’ — to mark the delivery centenary yr of RSS founder KB Hedgewar within the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, in 1988.
This was the primary direct programme of the RSS on the college.
Poonia served as RSS’ state normal secretary for 4 phrases between 2004-14.