Meet the writer of our May 2014 cover story on Mohan Bhagwat and the RSS

06 June 2014
Mohan Bhagwat addresses swayamsevaks at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan in March 2009, shortly after becoming sarsanghchalak.
Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times
Mohan Bhagwat addresses swayamsevaks at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan in March 2009, shortly after becoming sarsanghchalak.
Arvind Yadav / Hindustan Times

For our May cover story on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat, the writer Dinesh Narayanan spent five months interviewing senior officials of the organisation, full-time volunteers, Sangh historians, senior journalists closely associated with the organisation, former BJP ministers and leaders at the state and central level, and Mohan Bhagwat's close relatives and childhood friends, in Nagpur, Delhi, Pune, Hyderabad, Kerala and Mumbai. In this interview, Narayanan discusses Bhagwat's life, and the political methods and aims of the organisation he leads.

Read the full story, 'RSS 3.0' by Dinesh Narayanan, published in The Caravan's May 2014 issue.

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