Who is Dr Pravin Togadia?

Who is Dr Pravin Togadia?

Pravin Togadia (Gujarati pronunciation: [Praviṇa tōgaḍiyā]; born 12 December 1956) is an Indian doctor, cancer surgeon and an advocate for Hindu nationalism, coming from the state of Gujarat. He was the former International Working President of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and a cancer surgeon by qualification.

Is Praveen Togadia married?

Rashmi Togadia
Pravin Togadia/Spouse

Who started VHP?

M. S. Golwalkar
Chinmayananda SaraswatiKeshavram Kashiram ShastriS. S. Apte
Vishva Hindu Parishad/Founders

Who is the chief of VHP?

Vishva Hindu Parishad

Logo of the V.H.P, depicting a Banyan tree and the slogan dharmo rakṣati rakṣitaḥ
Abbreviation VHP
Official language Hindi
International President Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje
International Working President Alok Kumar Advocate

Is Bajrang a dal?

The Bajrang Dal ( transl. Brigade of Hanuman) is a Hindu nationalist militant organisation that forms the youth wing of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP). The name “Bajrang” is a reference to the Hindu deity Hanuman. The Bajrang Dal’s slogan is Seva, Suraksha, Sanskar or Service, Safety and Culture.

Are there girls in Bajrang Dal?

The Durga Vahini is often considered to be the female face of the hardliner Bajrang Dal and have been accused of actively contributing to instigating violence against religious minorities. The organization is described as a militant outfit, right-wing religious fundamentalist group.

How many RSS members are there in India?

The RSS is the progenitor and leader of a large body of organisations called the Sangh Parivar (the “family of the RSS”), which have presence in all facets of the Indian society. RSS was founded on 27 September 1925. As of 2014, it has a membership of 5–6 million.

When was VHP formed?

Vishva Hindu Parishad/Founded

What is the meaning of Bajrang?

1. ( Animals) (sometimes not capital) another word for entellus. 2. ( Hinduism) the monkey chief of Hindu mythology and devoted helper of Rama. [from Hindi Hanumān, from Sanskrit hanumant having (conspicuous) jaws, from hanu jaw]

How many members are there in RSS?

Is RSS world’s biggest?

The RSS is one of the principal organizations of the Sangh Parivar group. The organisation is the world’s largest voluntary organization.

How many countries RSS working?

It was founded in 1940s in Kenya, it is currently active in 156 countries and estimates 3289 branches.

Pravin Togadia is an Indian doctor and an advocate for Hindu nationalism. He was the former International Working President of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and a cancer surgeon by qualification. He has been accused of making anti-Islamic speeches.

What happened to Dr Rajiv Togadia?

Togadia, 61, an oncologist himself, reportedly went missing from the VHP headquarters in the Paldi area of Ahmedabad Monday morning, was found mysteriously at Kotarpur, close to the Ahmedabad airport. He was then taken to a private hospital in Shahibaug in a “semi-conscious” state, caused by hypoglycemia, according to doctors attending to him.

Is Togadia’s position in VHP on shaky ground?

Togadia’s position in the VHP was on shaky ground last month after the election to the post of VHP International President was put off indefinitely. The International Working President, a post which Togadia has held for years, is nominated by the elected VHP president.

Who is Rishard Togadia?

Soon afterwards, Togadia was appointed as the General Secretary of the VHP at the national level. However, he continued to be active in Gujarat. Express India credits his legacy in Gujarat for “bearing fruit” in the 2002 Gujarat riots.