New Delhi, Jan 4: In order to increase its reach among Christian community, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is planning to launch its Christian outfit. Reportedly RSS recently held a meeting regarding the same.
Sources said that at the moment Sangh is toying with the idea and wants to form an Christian outfit on the lines of lines of the Muslim Rashtriya Manch.
An event named 'Christmas Message for Love, Peace and Harmony from Indian Soil' was also organized in the presence of several seniors RSS and VHP leaders in Delhi.
When asked about the move, Indresh Kumar, member of RSS' National Executive was quoted by TOI as saying, "On December 17, 4-5 Archbishops, 40-50 Reverend Bishops from across 10 to 12 states met and it was decided to develop a movement. This is preparing the ground to lay the seeds for an organisation".
It is being said that with formation of Christian group, RSS is aiming to earn the 'goodwill' of the community. Experts view the move as an compensatory tactic to douse the fire of intolerance which is bringing bad name to Modi Government. Opposition has been targetting government for not doing enough to earn the confidence of minority.