I-Day: RSS to organise events in madrasas

New Delhi: The Muslim Rashtriya Manch, a body affiliated to the RSS, will hold events in madrasas where the national flag will be hoisted and those who have made sacrifices for the country from 1857 till now will be remembered around Independence Day, a senior functionary said.

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s senior member Indresh Kumar, also the ‘guide’ of the Manch, made the announcement at an event organised here to discuss the participation of Muslims in nation-building.

“A programme will take place from 12 to 15 August in Muslim areas and mohallas, madrasas and at different places wherein the national flag will be hoisted, the national anthem will be sung, slogans of ‘Vande Mataram’ will be chanted and the sacrifices that have been made from 1857 to 1947 and 1947 till now will be remembered,” Kumar said.