NAGPUR: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday attributed the Manipur violence to orchestrated efforts and pointed fingers at outside forces, even as he hit out at ‘cultural Marxists’ and ‘woke elements’ for ‘promoting anarchy, chaos and corruption’.
Addressing Sangh’s annual Dussehra event in Nagpur, Bhagwat lauded the government for successfully hosting the G20 Summit, and called upon people to vote keeping in mind unity, integrity, identity and development of the country.
He also said that India has emerged as a global leader on the world map and that the crisis-ridden world looks up to India to emerge with a new vision based on its own value systems, to meet the contemporary needs and challenges of the globe.
Bhagwat said the Manipur violence was orchestrated, and blamed “outside forces” for the situation in the north eastern state.
He questioned the motives behind sowing discord between the Meiteis and Kukis, emphasizing the historical coexistence of these communities in the border state. Bhagwat speculated on the involvement of external powers in fueling the conflict and pondered the geopolitical dimensions at play in Southeast Asia.
Additionally, Bhagwat criticized cultural Marxists and woke elements for manipulating media and academia to disrupt the nation’s education and culture. He announced the installation of Lord Ram’s idol at the Ayodhya temple on January 22 and urged people to celebrate by organizing events in temples nationwide.
Bhagwat commended RSS workers for their efforts to restore peace in Manipur and warned against emotional manipulation for electoral gains in the upcoming 2024 elections. He spoke against the divisive use of “toolkits” to incite violence and mistrust, emphasizing the need for unity, integrity, identity, and development in voting decisions.
Bhagwat emphasized the unifying elements of devotion to the motherland, pride in forefathers, and common culture, highlighting the significance of preserving India’s cultural heritage. He criticized cultural Marxists and woke elements for promoting chaos and corruption through their influence in various sectors, disrupting societal orderliness and moral values.
Furthermore, Bhagwat praised the Indian government’s successful hosting of the G20 Summit, showcasing India’s goodwill and diplomatic skills. He underscored the importance of preserving Bharat’s identity and Hindu society, especially in the face of global challenges marked by religious sectarianism, fanaticism, and extremism, citing conflicts like those in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip as examples of the world’s struggles.
- December 5, 2023