RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday said that no power on earth can harm Indian until an iota of religion is surviving in the nation.
“As long as even an iota of religion (dharma) is surviving in India, no power on the earth can harm India. But unfortunately, if the religion vanishes from India completely, then no power would be able to save India,” he said.
Speaking at the valedictory function of a residential course for men and women volunteers of Hindu Swaysmsevak Sangh (HSS) at Nagpur Bhagwat said, “The whole world is in the clutches of capitalism. Only India can rescue the world from this calamity.
Quoting RSS founder Dr. Keshav Baliram Hedgewar that the British or the Mughals could not be blamed for the country’s unfortunate situation.
“The only problem of the Hindu community is Hindus themselves and since Hindus are our own, we will not let them live in unfortunate situation,” Bhagwat quoted Hedgewar as saying.
“We need to build a Hindu community not because it is the problem, but because it is our own, and also for the conservation of the holy Hindu religion, culture and Hindu Rashtra,” he added.
Renowned economist and a member of Niti Aayog Bibek Debroy, who was present on the occasion, said that in the ancient times, the king had only limited responsibility for defence, internal security and ensuring the rule of the law, while everything else was done by the community.
(With PTI inputs)