Madhukar Rao Bhagwat

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Madhukar Rao Bhagwat was one of the earliest Swayamsevak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. He first started as an ordinary Pracharak of Gujarat and later became President of the Chandrapur zone and Gujarat’s regional promoter of RSS.[1] He was close to past sarsanghchalaks including Keshav Baliram Hedgewar and M. S. Golwalkar, and is the father of present RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.[2][3][4]


He was the primary influence in the early life of politicians including Deputy Prime Minister of India L. K. Advani.[1][5]


  1. ^ a b Swarup, Harihar (2010). Power Profiles. Har Anand Publications. p. 202. ISBN 8124115257. 
  2. ^ "Bhagwat - The Youngest RSS Chief to Redefine Ties with BJP". Outlook. Retrieved 21 Mar 2009. 
  3. ^ Chawla, Prabhu. "Moment of the moderniser". India Today. Retrieved 27 March 2009. 
  4. ^ Iyer, Shekhar. "Mohan Bhagwat, the man of the moment". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 31 August 2009. 
  5. ^ Bharat Desai & Harit Mehta. "Pracharak to PM?". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 April 2009.