Bajrang Dal

Hindu nationalist militant organisation

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Bajrang Dal: Hindu nationalist militant organisation
The Bajrang Dal is a Hindu nationalist militant organisation that forms the youth wing of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP). It is a member of the right-wing Sangh Parivar. The ideology of the organisation is based on Hindutva. It was founded on 1 October 1984 in Uttar Pradesh, and began spreading more in the 2010s throughout India, although its most significant base remains the northern and central portions of the country. The group runs about 2,500 akhadas, similar to the shakhas (branches) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. The name "Bajrang" is a reference to the Hindu deity Hanuman.

Namaz disrupted at Gurgaon Sector 12, residents say 'outsiders' not allowed | Oneindia News [Video]

Namaz disrupted at Gurgaon Sector 12, residents say 'outsiders' not allowed | Oneindia News

Sector 12 A chowk in Gurgaon became the latest flashpoint of protests against public namaz on Friday. At least 30 protesters, including those affiliated with Bajrang Dal, disrupted Friday prayers at..

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