Deputed to the BJP just four months ago, Ram Madhav has taken to politics like a duck takes to water. He answered a few questions from Srinagar where he is managing the party’s campaign. Excerpts:
How has the RSS evolved?
I have served in the RSS for over four decades. It’s been a wonderful experience because the RSS is flexible and adaptive to change. That is the secret of its continuous growth, keeping the core message intact while always trying to adapt to changing times.
Hasn’t the relationship between the RSS and BJP changed over time?
Only the individuals changed on both sides. The relationship has remained as before.
How do you reconcile the active role of the RSS in the last election with the ’05 Chitrakoot resolution when the RSS decided not to remain an appendage of one political party?
The RSS has taken decisions based on contemporary situations and necessities. In 2013, the RSS...