New Delhi, Sept 22– On Thursday, Mohan Bhagwat, the head of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), met with numerous Muslim intellectuals, including the chief imam, Dr. Imam Umer Ahmed Ilyasi.
According to sources close to the RSS, the gathering covered topics such as the Hijab debate, Gyanvapi, and maintaining religious harmony and peace.
Along with Bhagwat, other top RSS members present at the conference included Dr. Krishna Gopal, Indresh Kumar, Ramlal, and Karish Kumar.
The Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh of the RSS, Sunil Ambekar, stated that the conference was a step in the “Samvad” process.
“RSS Sarsanghachalak interacts with individuals from diverse backgrounds. It is a step in the ongoing general “Samvad” process. Ambekar added.
The Hijab debate began at a college in Karnataka and is currently being heard by the Supreme Court. The intelligence agencies’ findings that PFI was responsible for starting the scandal also mentioned this.
Following the issue that started over Gyanvapi as well, the RSS Chief met with Muslim academics and intellectuals.
In a meeting with many Muslim intellectuals earlier on Tuesday, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat reviewed current controversies and strategies for promoting religious tolerance in the nation.
According to sources close to the RSS, the gathering was held to spread Sangh views and to further the idea of religious inclusivity. The discussion covered recent events like the Gyanvapi scandal, the Hijab dispute, and population control.
Numerous intellectuals, including the former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) S. Y. Qureshi, the former Lieutenant Governor of Delhi (LG), Najeeb Jung, the former Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Lieutenant General Zameer Uddin Shah, the former Member of Parliament Shahid Siddiqui, and the businessman Saeed Shervani, attended the meeting.
Prior to the ruling against Ram Mandir, the RSS had begun to become active. Senior RSS members met with Muslim intellectuals and spread the idea that no matter what order is implemented, everyone will accept it amicably.