The man in the front row of politics occupies the limelight everywhere he goes but made an exception at the parent organisation’s meeting.
NEW DELHI: He is the most powerful person in his party where many big shots and veterans have accepted the
superiority of his political skills. He leads the party and the party follows. The man in the front row
of politics occupies the limelight everywhere he goes makes an exception at the parent organisation’s
This is a photo from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s coordination meeting in Vrindavan where top
leaders of the Sangh have congregated to discuss their business. In the third row from the back, one
can see Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah sitting with party general secretary Ramlal.
The three-day meeting that began on September 1 will discuss and review the work of different wings of
the sangh. Senior Sangh organisers will take account of the work done and obstacles in their way. They
will also discuss issues of coordination between the organisation and the government.
Amit Shah and Ramlal are there to represent the party. Other senior BJP leaders, including Uttar
Pradesh CM, are also expected to attend the meeting. One can gauge the importance of the meeting easily
by considering that the top leader is in Vrindavan when New Delhi is buzzing with activity and
speculation about the Narendra Modi’s team expansion and Cabinet reshuffle and preparations are on to
finalise the strategy for Gujarat, Himachal and Karnataka elections.
While some say the Sangh approves the choices made by the government and the Prime Minister, Sangh has
always said it does not interfere in who the Prime Minister chooses to induct in his team. But it is
believed BJP president Shah will discuss the probables with the Sangh top leadership.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh does not hide the fact that it helps BJP in election campaign
organisation since it has dedicated cadre setup. The party also recognises the importance of Sangh’s
support. One of the reasons the BJP president participates in Sangh meetings as just another