RSS stresses importance of family system
Gwalior, March 9 (IANS) The Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) passed a resolution on "Bharatiya family system: A unique contribution to humanity" at its three-day meet in Kedardham in Madhya Pradesh, on Saturday.
The ABPS, the top decision making body of the RSS, said the resolution was of firm opinion that "there is a need for comprehensive and immense efforts to sustain the lively and value-based nature of our family system."
Through day-to-day behaviour and conduct, it should be ensured that the family life worked for building character, enriching life-values and strengthening mutual relationships, it said.
"The family life will be joyous and blissful through dining, praying, celebrating festivals and going on pilgrimage together, the use of mother tongue, insistence on Swadeshi and nourishing and protecting family and social traditions.
"Family and society are complimentary to each other. To instil the sense of social responsibility, encouraging donations for social, religious and educational cause and readiness to help the needy as per ability should become the nature of our family," the resolution said.
Remarking that with the passage of time, some distortions and rigidity have crept in our society. it said ill-practices like dowry, untouchability and discrimination, ostentatious and extravagant spending, superstitions were creating obstacles in the all round development of the society.
It lauded the steps taken by the Union government to recognise contributions of the Azad Hind Sarkar and appealed countrymen to organise events to make the youth aware of its inspiring and glorious history.
Talking to the media, RSS Sah-Sarkaryavah (joint General Secretary) Dattatreya Hosabale said the 75th anniversary of the Azad Hind Fauj government should be celebrated all over the country.
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