GUWAHATI: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat is visiting Assam to grace a session of RSS Asom Kshetra to be held, following all necessary Covid-19 protocols, at Sewabharati Janajati Chatravas in Adinggiri area of Maligaon locality inside the city. The RSS chief will leave for Chennai on 22 July.
The two-day session on ২০-২1 July has been attended by a number of senior RSS Adhikaris, Karyakarinis of Asom Kshetra along with various responsible RSS Praanta Pracharak, Praanta Karyabah and their deputies from its north Assam, south Assam, Arunachal Praanta, Manipur Praanta and Tripura Praanta.
Tomorrow morning at 11 am, RSS Sarsanghchalak will inaugurate a book titled ‘Citizenship Debate over NRC & CAA: Assam and the Politics of History’ at Shrimanta Shankardev Kalakshetra in presence of many distinguished personalities. Assam chief minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma and Gauhati University vice-chancellor Prof PJ Handique will also share the dais with Dr Bhagwat.
Author of the book Professor Nani Gopal Mahanta expressed gratitude to Dr Bhagwat for the gracious presence on the occasion. Prof Mahanta, who teaches in Gauhati University, expects an informed debate on the issues raised in the book, published by Sage International in the international category.
“The monograph is a historical analysis of politics of identity, immigration, NRC and CAA in Assam,” said Prof Mahanta adding that it is a product of research works for the last seven years. One of its most important features would be huge archival sources collected from different parts of Bharat, he concluded.