The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Friday questioned the steps being taken by the government to deal with the internal and external security situation, and said not enough was being done to tackle the issues.
“The biggest challenge before us is the external and internal security situation. What Pakistan, China and Bangladesh are doing is known to all. The actions being taken by these countries have raised a question on the security of our international borders,” RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said.
Addressing a programme of Delhi RSS volunteers here, he said there was need to increase efforts to counter the threats posed by these countries. “We have to understand this.”
“World is full of evil”
It was India’s nature to make friends. “It should continue ... we have no enmity with anyone. But the world is full of evil. Talking big, some powerful countries try to impose their will on the world.”
If a “selfless” country like India succeeded, the vested interests of powerful nations would come to naught, Mr. Bhagwat said.
“Therefore, such powers are trying to create problems for India. We have to understand this reality ... to protect the values of truth and selflessness, we will have to strengthen ourselves.”
While India had credibility, it “lacked the voice to protect its values in the international scenario.”
“We have the credibility to lead the new world order. Our neighbours want us to lead. But since we lack a voice, the countries are getting influenced by China,” he said.
Attacking the education, health and agriculture policies, the RSS chief said education and health were not within reach of the common man.
“We have to revisit our policies on agriculture, education and health so that the common man can benefit. These policies should not be seen in the light of politics and vote bank. Such policies should be solely governed by the national interest.”
BJP president Rajnath Singh was present.