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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (India)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 221
Country: India
Date formed: Jan. 1, 1925
Details of Formation: RSS founded in 1920s. Linked to the World Hindu Council and the BJP political party (party of government in Gujurat in 2002 and in Delhi 1998-2004).
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination:
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): political party
Training and Equipment no information
Shared Information and Joint Operations yes
Shared personnel no information
Types of Material Support: unclear
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: religious; children
Location: Gujarat
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): religious group
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious institutions; intimidation of ethnic/religious groups
Other Information: