New Delhi, December 27: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) employees working for their mouthpiece ‘Organiser’ and ‘Panchjanya’, their official publication are asking for better compensation and had written a letter to Mohan Bhagwat, chief of right-wing Hindu outfit. Also Read - BJP Calls for 12-Hour Shutdown in Kerala's Alappuzha Today After RSS Worker Killed in Clash with SDPI
A report which appeared in website said, that the management of RSS mouthpiece protested against Bharat Prakashan (Delhi) which runs two publications, in Hindi and English. However the employees are in fear to go against their organisation who are guarding their rebellious attitude, reports said. Also Read - Top News Headlines From Andhra Pradesh & Telangana: Flights Begin From Kalaburagi to Tirupati; Panchayat Elections Schedule Cancelled; more
According to Scroll, these employees were working on low wages and sometimes their salaries are given in bits and parts but they never decided for any legal course and recently wrote a letter to RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat addressing their grievances. Read Also: (RSS expands overseas: Opens shakhas in 39 countries including Middle East) Also Read - Hindus Can Never Be Anti-India, Patriotism is Their Basic Character: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat
In the letter written to Bhagwat, the employees of Organiser and Panchjanya said that when the financial conditions of the publication was not good they never asked to pay them competitive salary. The letter further said, “But the situation has changed now, and the company is showing profits. In violation of all rules, even our basic salaries have been tampered with. When someone tries to object to these violations, he is victimised”.
The letter dated December 2 said that the senior employees were forced to resign and newly employed persons were underpaid.
A senior editorial member of the Organiser reportedly said, “The advertisement situation as well as the circulation of both the RSS organs have improved dramatically after the formation of the Narendra Modi government”.
The employees of the Organiser and the Panchjanya, however, are waiting for Bhagawat’s intervention.
Organiser, was launched as a weekly newspaper in July 1947 as a first official RSS mouthpiece. Panchjanya, the Sangh’s Hindi paper, on January 14, 1948, with Atal Bihari Vajpayee as its first editor.