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The Rashtriya Sikh Sangat is a cultural organization affiliated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. It was formed on 24 November 1986 on the Prakash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev.

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The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is an organization that aims "to unite and rejuvenate the Bharat nation on the sound foundation of Hindu Dharma". Its definition of "Hindus" includes anyone born and belonging to India (see Hindutva).

Rashtriya Sikh Sangat was formed on 24 November 1986, on the Guruprakash Purab of Jagatguru Nanak Sahibji Maharaj. It describes itself as an independent socio-cultural organization which aims to promote Sikh-Hindu relations. It aims to "spread the knowledge of Gurbani to not only the Sikh masses of India, but also to the rest of Indian society".

S. Shamsher Singh of Lucknow was the first national and international Coordinator and convenor of Rashtriya Sikh Sangat. The next President was S. Chiranjiv Singh of Patiala, a dedicated social worker. S. Gurcharan Singh Gill of Bharatpur (Rajasthan) was the next President of the organisation.

S. Rulda Singh, the president in 2009 was assassinated by Khalistani militants belonging to Babbar Khalsa International.[1][2]

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SikhSiyasat.Net

SikhSiyasat.Net
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 12:03:45 -0800

Ambala, Haryana: A photo marking Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa's presence in a Rashtriya Sikh Sangat program has sparked controversy. Gurprit Singh Guri claims that the photo was being misinterpreted and there was nothing wrong in Bhai Gurbaksh Singh ...
 
Times of India
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:07:30 -0800

Sources said Khalsa had earlier met leaders of Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, a wing of the RSS, in Delhi and sought help for the release of the prisoners. "Rashtriya Sikh Sangat leaders are also taking up the issue with Union home minister," said Maini ...
 
SikhSiyasat.Net
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 03:21:46 -0800

New Delhi: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) officials participated in a program organized by controversial Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, a wing of Hindutva fountainhead Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). DSGMC is currently controlled ...

SikhSiyasat.Net

SikhSiyasat.Net
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:22:30 -0800

A Sandesh (message) issued from Akal Takht Sahib under the signatures of five Sikh Jathedars had clarified that activities of the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat as well as the RSS were harmful for the Sikh nation, thus both these controversial bodies were ...

SikhSangat News

SikhSangat News
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:52:30 -0800

Moreover, RSS has revived the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, its unit for the Sikh community. Observers say all of it will ultimately benefit BJP during the Assembly elections. According to sources, even though BJP has enough support base in the urban areas, ...
 
Indian Express
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:30:42 -0800

Plus, we have a frontal organisation of Sikhs, Rashtriya Sikh Sangat, who can win the confidence of the community. If not all, at least we can attract some of them,” said a BJP leader, on the condition of anonymity. But some BJP leaders say that while ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 20:22:28 -0800

After Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party is eyeing Punjab. The state will hold Assembly polls in 2017, and the party is gearing up to penetrate into the rural areas - the bastion of its ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). And for that BJP is ...
 
SikhSiyasat.Net
Sun, 09 Nov 2014 06:02:57 -0800

The Rashtriya Sikh Sangat was declared anti-Sikh organization by the then Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Joginder Singh Vedanti. It is notable that since the formation of BJP government in Punjab the RSS has put Punjab on it's radars. There is unusual rise ...
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