Need national policy on population control, says RSS | India News

RAIPUR/ NEW DELHI: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday reiterated its suggestion for a population control policy to tackle the demographic challenges the country will be facing in the next 50 years.
“The Sangh has already passed a proposal keeping an eye on the future of the nation in the next 50 years. This nation needs a policy for a longer period for population control. We advocate a national population control policy,” RSS joint general secretary Manmohan Vaidya said at a press conference.
In his annual Vijaya Dashami address in Nagpur last year, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said a population policy be made for the next 50 years as the demographic imbalance had become a problem for the country.
“A lot of youth had shown their interest to join the Sangh via the website also. Between2017 and 2021, over 1. 25 lakh requests had come while in the first eight months of the year, about 90,000 youths had wished to join RSS,” Vaidya said.
The RSS functionary said the Sangh is committed to carve a “self-reliant Bharat” with a “Bharatiya economic model” that is human-centric, labourintensive and eco-friendly.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale and other senior functionaries took part in the three-day meeting.

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