Mohan Bhagwat is 'rashtra pita', says All India Imam Organisation head


All India Imam Organisation head Umer Ahmed Ilyasi on Thursday (September 22, 2022) met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and called him the "rashtra pita" (father of the nation).

The two held a closed-door meeting for around an hour at a mosque in Delhi, where the office of the All India Imam Organisation is locate

After the meeting, Ilyasi informed that the RSS chief visited the Madarsa Tajweedul Quran at his invitation and interacted with children there.

Bhagwat was accompanied by senior Sangh functionaries -- joint general secretary Krishna Gopal, Ram Lal and Indresh Kumar

The All India Imam Organisation is the representative voice of the community of Indian Imams and claims to be the largest imam organisation in the world.

It was formed to undertake at all levels the socio-economic issues which directly influence the earnings of Imams, their status in society, and the expectations that the community and state have from them.